This recipe came from an estate sale. I obtained it when I purchased the family collection from the Henson Estate in Dallas, Texas in 1982.
- Contributed by Catsrecipes Y-Group
- 1 whole chicken breast halved, boned and skinned
- ¼ cup flour
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- ½ teaspoon paprika
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 4 scallions sliced
- 1 clove garlic crushed
- 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
- ½ cup sweet sherry
- 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 1 dash Tabasco sauce
- ⅓ cup pimento-stuffed green olives sliced
- 1 lime quartered
- 2 parsley sprigs.
- Flatten chicken breast halves between two sheets of waxed paper with the side of a cleaver or rolling pin.
- Mix flour, salt, pepper and paprika.
- Dredge chicken pieces in seasoned flour and set aside.
- Heat olive oil over medium heat in frying pan then add scallions and garlic.
- Saute and stir for 2 minutes.
- Remove with a slotted spoon to a heated dish.
- Add butter to the same frying pan.
- Add chicken pieces when the butter is bubbly then fry chicken until brown.
- Increase heat to high then add sherry, lime juice, Tabasco sauce, sliced and reserved scallions and garlic.
- Cook less than 2 minutes.
- Remove the chicken to heated serving plates.
- Spoon the sauce from the pan over the chicken.
- Garnish with lime quarters and parsley sprigs.