Welcome to Mama's Italian Recipes Blog

So who is Mama? Mama is a full blooded Italian woman raised in Brooklyn New York surrounded with good food and Italian culture. I want to share the recipes of the old world with the new world. Known for her exceptional dishes she loves nothing more than to prepare and serve these recipes to her friends and family.

Now, we share them with you.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Fried Chicken Italian Style

60 saltine crackers
3 tbsp all-purpose flour
3 tbsp dry potato flakes
2 tsp Italian Seasoning
1 tsp Paprika
1tsp basil
Salt and pepper
2 eggs
1/2 cup vegetable oil
6 skinless, boneless chicken breasts

Place crackers whole in a large sealable plastic bag. Seal bag and crush crackers until they are coarse pieces. Add the flour, potato flakes, all spices to bag and shake.
Beat eggs in a shallow dish or bowl - heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
Roll chicken pieces in egg, then place in bag with crumb mixture, seal bag and shake to coat.
Cook coated chicken in skillet for 15 to 20 minutes, turning frequently, until golden brown.