Baked Fried Chicken With Cauliflower Mash

Ingredients

Chicken (Baked chicken recipe adapted from Epicurious.com)
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 garlic cloves, pressed
1 teaspoon Paprika
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Breading:
6 tablespoons flour
1 tablespoon minced thyme
2 teaspoons lemon peel
1 1/2 teaspoons dry mustard
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Olive oil spray (like PAM)
1/4 cup buttermilk

Preparation

1
For marinade:
2
Fillet chicken breast in half to make thinner pieces, and cut in half again to make smaller pieces.
3
Whisk all marinade ingredients (except for the chicken) in large bowl.
4
Add chicken and coat in marinade.
5
Chill overnight for more intense flavor. But if you are short on time (which I usually am) it is ok to use right away as well.
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Preheat to 450°F
8
Mix breading ingredients large bowl. Place wire rack on baking sheets. Remove chicken breast from bowl and place in coating mixture. Transfer to rack. Repeat with remaining chicken breasts.- Place chicken breasts on rack and spray with olive oil .
9
Bake chicken 20 minutes or until coating is browned and instant-read thermometer registers 155°F.
10
For Cauliflower:
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Cut up cauliflower in small pieces.
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Place in large sauté pan with about 1 cup of water (enough to cover the bottom of pan, plus a little extra to make sure it doesn't all evaporate)
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Cook until tender.
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Combine cauliflower with buttermilk, sour cream, ricotta and salt and pepper.
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In batches, place in blender and puree until smooth. (if it is having a hard time blending, add either some chicken or vegetable stock, or even more buttermilk)

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Yield:

6 servings

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Thursday, December 10, 2009 - 4:44pm

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