Johnny Carino's Chicken Scallopini

Johnny Carino’s Chicken Scallopini

Lemon butter:
1/2 pound butter
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons white wine
1/2 teaspoon garlic , minced
4 tablespoons butter , melted
2 chicken breasts
1/2 cup roma tomatoes
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
1/2 cup cooked bacon , chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon garlic salt
10 ounces spaghetti
8 ounces heavy whipping cream

Combine Lemon Butter ingredients in a mixing bowl and beat at a medium speed until a smooth consistency in the batter is formed. Once combined, keep refrigerated until needed. Put Spaghetti on to boil & prepare as you usually would.

While it is cooking halve each chicken breast (you will have 4 pieces).

In a warm saute pan, combine melted butter & chicken breast pieces. Saute until chicken is browned & just about done. Add tomatoes, mushrooms, bacon, and spice mixture. Simmer until tomatoes begin to dissolve & chicken is done.

Add heavy cream and allow to boil to the middle of pan. Remove from heat,
add one cup lemon butter, and fold together to make sauce.

Serve over spaghetti.

I made this yesterday and it was delicious, but I did make a few changes to the recipe. For the lemon butter I only used 1/2 of it. Next time I will use 1/4 pound butter, 1 1/2 tsp lemon juice, 1 tbsp white wine and still use 1/2 tsp garlic. I used boneless skinless chicken thighs pounded to even thickness. Also I replace the garlic salt with garlic powder as I thought it would be too salty. I made the right decision.