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Hugh Grierson's Organic Slow Growing CHickens

Available Fresh Every Week in 2018 at the Edinburgh Farmers Market

Come to our Organic Farm Butchery: open Mo Tu We Fr 8-4pm

Italian Style Chicken Breast

  • Italian Style Chicken Breast1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 oz butter
  • 3 whole Hugh Grierson chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 tablespoons chopped parsley


  • Slice chicken breast in half lengthways so that each breast makes 2 thin fillets. Heat the oil and 11/2 oz butter in a hot pan.
  • When the butter foam subsides, slip the fillets into the pan and cook for 20 seconds on each side.
  • Remove and set aside on a warm plate.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Add lemon juice to the pan and simmer for 20 seconds scraping loose the cooking residues with a wooden spoon.
  • Add the chopped parsley and remaining butter, stir rapidly and return the chicken to the pan with any juices.
  • Turn the heat down and cook for a few minutes, turning a few times. Serve with the juices from the pan on a warmed platter with lemon slices to garnish.

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