Recipe By Navy S.
Published Jun 19th
Prep 20m Cook 20m Additional - Ready In 40m
Servings 4 servings Calories 871.2

At a highly-rated Italian restaurant chain I ordered the Veal Limone with Tuscan Beans and Escarole. It was amazing, but a bit pricey. So I made my own recipe with easier-to-find and affordable ingredients: chicken breasts, navy beans, and Brussels sprouts.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - pounded to 1/2 inch thickness
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups bread crumbs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen Brussels sprouts, thawed and diced
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 (16 ounce) can navy beans, drained
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley, for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese for topping

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. 2 Season flour, eggs, and bread crumbs with salt and pepper. Mix cayenne pepper into the flour only. Dip each breast into flour, then into the beaten eggs, and then into the bread crumbs, coating evenly. Place onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake for 15 minutes on each side or until brown and crispy.
  3. 3 While chicken bakes, heat oil and 2 tablespoons of the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and Brussels sprouts and stir until garlic releases its fragrance and sprouts are heated through, about 2 minutes.
  4. 4 Stir in the flour. Then add the water, lemon juice, drained beans, and sugar. Stir over medium heat until sauce thickens, about 8 minutes. Add additional water if sauce is too thick. Remove from the heat and stir in remaining butter, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.
  5. 5 Place each piece of chicken onto a serving plate. Spoon the sauce over it and garnish with chopped parsley and remaining Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 871.2
  • Carbohydrate 100.4 g
  • Cholesterol 203.2 mg
  • Fat 27.7 g
  • Fiber 12.2 g
  • Protein 55.4 g
  • Saturated Fat 12 g
  • Sodium 1808.1 mg
  • Sugar 7.4 g

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  1. We love brussel sprouts, so I was excited to try this recipe. I made as-written (always always always the first time); While the chicken was quite good, we found the sauce to be quite bland. I had to tweak it allot at the end to give it a little flavor, so I'm only rating it - Read more ...
  2. This is a delicious and versatile recipe. Like others, I cut back the sugar and used fresh Brussels sprouts. I par boil the sprouts, but I'm not sure it's necessary. I've used this recipe for chicken and salmon. For the salmon I omitted the beans and added artichoke hearts. I also used Panko bread crumbs - Read more ...
  3. My boyfriend LOVED this. It is unlike anything we've tasted, and the flavors just melded perfectly. I used half the butter and just used more olive oil in the beginning, and a dash of garlic salt at the end. Seriously delicious.
  4. It was a nice change to dinner but if I do make it again I will leave out the lemon juice since it had an overwhelming taste.
  5. Yummy! Easy and turned out great!
  6. This turned out fabulous. Easy and tasty. I used boneless chicken thighs instead of breasts (I personally think they are more flavorful and cheaper too!) and I used 1/2 white wine 1/2 water. I also used fresh brussel sprouts quartered about 2.5 cups. Like previous user I also used just a half teaspoon sugar just - Read more ...
  7. I'm definitely cutting back on the sugar to maybe a pinch or two. But other than that, this recipe is awesome! Thanks!
  8. Horrible
  9. fantastic romantic meal and also for entertaining. The sauce is wonderful and goes well with the chicken and roast picallo tomatoes and baby peppers go wondrfully on the side with this dish. I will be making this one again wonderful flaversome food one for the lovers of good tasty meals. Could not fault this one - Read more ...