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Budget Bistro - Season 2 - Episode 7 - Chicken Panchinis

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Budget Bistro is here to save the day! Informative and refreshing. We'll show you how to make a gourmet meal on a dime budget. With Host Eric Reinert, you will learn how to impress family & friends....and maybe a girlfriend/boyfriend or two!
Ingredients
  Chicken strips 1 Pound
  Pancetta 3⁄4 Pound, cut in half (Italian bacon)
  Italian bread crumb 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Finely grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Olive oil 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (1/2-3/4)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. in a small bowl, mix together bread crumbs and parmesan.
2. Grease a foil lined cookie sheet with olive oil.
3. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

MAKING
4. In the remaining olive oil, place the strips of chicken. Mix to coat well.
5. Roll chicken strips up with pieces of Pancetta in the middle then cover in with bread crumb cheese mixture. Thread them in skewers. You should be able to put 7-9 on each skewer.
6. Arrange the skewers on the greased cookie sheet.
7. Place the cookie sheet in oven and cook for 25-30 minutes depending on how crispy you like the chicken.
8. In a small bowl, combine butter and lemon juice. Pop the bowl in microwave for 5-7 seconds at a time to ensure a well heated but not boiled butter.

SERVING
9. Serve the Panchinis with the melted butter and enjoy!

Things You Will Need
4 Bamboo skewers

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Gourmet
Restriction: 
High Protein, Low Sugar
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
4
This recipe by Budget Bistro is just the one to pull out when you want to make a gourmet meal on a dime budget. With Host Eric Reinert, you will learn how to impress family & friends, and maybe a girlfriend/boyfriend or two! This Italian recipe with a twist is so easy to make but makes you look like a professional chef!

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