Dinner Tonight: Chicken for Two, Caprese for One

I seem to be on a chicken cutlet kick lately.  With a side of pasta and a salad, they're a perfect summer dinner.  I tried Rachael Ray's Sicilian Style Chicken Cutlets from her 365: No Repeats cookbook with orzo and a Caprese salad.  I dredged the cutlets (chicken breasts butterflied, then pounded into a quarter inch thickness) in bread crumbs seasoned with garlic, lemon zest, and parsley, then pan fried them in a tablespoon (or so) of olive oil.  It only takes a few minutes--the kitchen doesn't even get a chance to heat up!  Meanwhile, I cooked the orzo and seasoned it with Romano cheese and parsley.  For Aaron, the meal stopped here, but for me, I added a nice Caprese salad.

I made the salad with grape tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil, parsley, and olive oil.  I never used to like tomatoes until I started eating grape tomatoes--they're sweet and full of flavor.  If you think you're not a tomato fan, try these little guys.  I have yet to convince Aaron, but he'll turn, I know he will.  


  1. YUM!!! And I already ate~! Looks so pretty too! Love fresh mozzarella! Must get my husband to make me this!

  2. J'ai vu "caprese" et je pensais...Shea mange les tomates?! Quoi?!

  3. OOh, looks so yummy! I love orzo!


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