Pan-Seared Chicken Cutlets
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
All the fancy flavors in a home-cooked budget friendly meal. It just takes the right combo of ingredients for the marinade and sauce that makes this delightful supper. Enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 12 - boneless chicken tenderloins
  • 1 - Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 - cup(s) white cooking wine
  • 1/2 - cup(s) chicken stock
  • 3 - Tbsp spicy mustard
  • 1 - Tbsp Italian seasoning
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Garnish: - Parmesan cheese**
  • Side: - salad**
  • Side: - rice**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Cut the chicken breasts into bite-size pieces.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the olive oil, white cooking win, chicken stock, spicy mustard, and Italian seasoning. Add a pinch of salt and pepper.
  3. Place the chicken pieces into the sauce and let marinate in the fridge for 30 minutes, or overnight if possible.
  4. In a large skillet over high heat, sear both sides of the chicken pieces for 2 to 3 minutes. Pour about 1 cup of the marinade into the skillet with the chicken, and discard the remainder. Bring to bubbling and let simmer about 5 to 7 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through. Once cooked, add a dusting of Parmesan cheese to each piece of chicken.
  5. Cook the rice, as directed.
  6. Prepare the salad.
  7. Serve Pan-Seared Chicken Cutlets with side of rice and salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

    To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

    • 12 chicken tenderloins
    • 1 Tbsp olive oil
    • 1/2 cup white cooking wine
    • 1/2 cup chicken stock
    • 3 Tbsp spicy mustard
    • 1 Tbsp Italian seasoning
    • Salt and pepper

    Remove as much air as you can and seal. Freeze up to 6 months in your fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer.

    Freeze & Thaw Instructions

    Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes. Transfer the chicken to skillet and sear over high heat, add the marinade and simmer over medium heat for 5 to 7 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.

    Special notes

    You could replace the chicken tenderloins with 4 thin-sliced chicken breasts.

    Dairy-Free Modifications

    Omit the Parmesan cheese garnish for dairy-free meal.

    Gluten-Free Modifications

    Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

    Printable Label Recipe Title

    Pan-Seared Chicken Cutlets

    Printable Label Instructions

    Thaw and add the chicken and marinade to skillet and cook over medium-high heat until chicken is cooked through.
    Serve with Parmesan cheese garnish, rice and side salad.

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