Crispy Chicken Fritta Recipe [Olive Garden, Alfredo Sauce]

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2 servings 10 minute 45 minute 55 minutes

This is unquestionably a delectable dish made with chicken breast. Make crispy chicken fritta with creamy pasta using this Olive Garden copycat recipe. Pamper your family at home with this crunchy parmesan-crusted chicken breast, and you’ll want to do it again and again.

Ingredients

For chicken breast:

  • 1 raw and fresh chicken breast
  • 1 cup ground breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 4 ground garlic cloves
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Maggi seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon English sauce
  • olive oil or cooking spray
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese

For pasta:

  • 1 pasta
  • 3 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1/8 finely chopped onion
  • finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 garlic clove
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese

Instructions

For chicken breast:

1. Wash and rinse the chicken breast thoroughly. Rub a lemon over them and then rinse.

2. Remove the chicken’s bones, and cut the breasts into fillets. You can get 4 large fillets from a whole breast.

3. Combine salt, black pepper, garlic, Maggi seasoning, English sauce and vinegar. Rub the chicken breast fillets with the mixture of seasonings.

4. As a next step, coat the breasts in flour. You can shake each piece to allow any excess to drip off.

5. Then break the egg into a separate recipient and whisk it. Dip the chicken breasts and immediately cover them with a mixture of breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese.

6. Air fryer: Sprinkle oil over the chicken breast pieces and arrange them in the air fryer basket/rack. Be careful not to overcrowd the basket. Cook at 400ºF (204ºC) for 25-30 minutes, flipping them halfway. When they turn golden brown, they are ready.

7. Stove: Heat oil in a pan and fry the chicken breasts until golden brown, flipping halfway through.

For pasta

8. In a pot, boil water with a piece of onion, a garlic clove, salt, and a tablespoon of oil. Immerse the pasta when the water begins to boil. When the pasta is al dente, drain the water.

9. Alfredo sauce: In a skillet, heat buttermilk and sauté onion until translucent. Then, add heavy cream, Parmesan cheese, and milk. Stir and cook until the creamy sauce thickens.

10. Then, ladle the creamy sauce over the pasta.

11. Garnish the pasta with parsley and top with the crispy chicken fritta. Enjoy!

What is Olive Garden crispy chicken fritta?

Crispy chicken fritta is a parmesan-crusted chicken breast prepared in the same way as any other breaded chicken bread, but the breading is a mixture of breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese.

Olive Graden serves this crispy chicken fritta over creamy Alfredo-sauced pasta, which is a great complement to any dish. In addition to creamy pasta, crispy chicken fritta is served on top of lasagna or vegetables such as broccoli and mushrooms.

How to make crispy chicken fritta?

Actually, it isn’t as difficult as you might think. To make the best chicken fritta you’ve ever tasted, you need to know how to properly season the chicken breast. As a result, seasoning the chicken breast first is a closely guarded secret.

chicken breast
Chicken breasts

You can season it with the seasoning mixture listed in the recipe. Continue to prepare the breading once you’ve rubbed the chicken breast. Coat in flour, then dip into a whisked egg, and then into a breadcrumb and parmesan cheese mixture.

After you’ve finished breading the chicken, fry it in an air fryer, pan, or skillet. Choose your preferred method, and it will be ready when the chicken breast has reached a perfect golden brown color.

If you choose to serve over creamy pasta, the sauce is crucial. So, start by making the Alfredo sauce, which is a very simple process. Don’t worry, the recipe includes step-by-step instructions. Only you will need to gather all of the ingredients before you can begin preparing this delectable recipe.

crispy chicken fritta
Pasta with Alfredo sauce

What to serve with crispy chicken fritta?

More side dishes, such as vegetables, baked potatoes, french fries, broccoli, rice, asparagus, tomato slices, and lettuce, can be added. If you want to amp up the flavor, serve your crispy chicken breast with a spicy sauce, mayonnaise, or your favorite dressing.

How to store and reheat crispy chicken fritta?

Place the crispy chicken fritta in one airtight container and the pasta in another. This is to keep the crispiness of the chicken breast longer, as it would be watered if combined with the moisture of any food, such as creamy pasta. However, you can keep it in the fridge for up to 4 days.

To keep it longer, store it in the freezer for up to 3 months; after that time, it is still safe to consume, though the quality may not be the same as with fresh food. In any case, keep in mind that any leftovers can be reheated and plated again.

Remember to let the frozen food come to room temperature before reheating it.

Having said that, it is now time to reheat your leftovers. Warm them in the microwave, air fryer, stove, or oven.

If you’re going to reheat in a pan, grease it first and heat it for 5-6 minutes. Cook both sides by flipping them over. If using an oven, heat at 400ºF (204ºC) for 15 minutes, or until warm.

Crispy chicken fritta Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1 order

  • Calories: 250
  • Total fat: 12 g
  • Cholesterol: 50 mg
  • Sodium: 730 mg
  • Total carbohydrate: 14 g
  • Protein: 20 g

Crispy Chicken Fritta Recipe [Olive Garden, Alfredo Sauce]

This is unquestionably a delectable dish made with chicken breast. Make crispy chicken fritta with creamy pasta using this Olive Garden copycat recipe. Pamper your family at home with this crunchy parmesan-crusted chicken breast, and you'll want to do it again and again.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: chicken breast
Servings: 2
Calories: 250kcal

Ingredients

For chicken breast

  • 1 raw and fresh chicken breast
  • 1 cup ground breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 4 ground garlic cloves
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Maggi seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon English sauce
  • olive oil or cooking spray
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese

For pasta

  • 1 pasta
  • 3 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1/8 finely chopped onion
  • finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 garlic clove
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese

Instructions

For chicken breast

  • Wash and rinse the chicken breast thoroughly. Rub a lemon over them and then rinse.
  • Remove the chicken's bones, and cut the breasts into fillets. You can get 4 large fillets from a whole breast.
  • Combine salt, black pepper, garlic, Maggi seasoning, English sauce and vinegar. Rub the chicken breast fillets with the mixture of seasonings.
  • As a next step, coat the breasts in flour. You can shake each piece to allow any excess to drip off.
  • Then break the egg into a separate recipient and whisk it. Dip the chicken breasts and immediately cover them with a mixture of breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese.
  • Air fryer: Sprinkle oil over the chicken breast pieces and arrange them in the air fryer basket/rack. Be careful not to overcrowd the basket. Cook at 400ºF (204ºC) for 25-30 minutes, flipping them halfway. When they turn golden brown, they are ready.
  • Stove: Heat oil in a pan and fry the chicken breasts until golden brown, flipping halfway through.

For pasta

  • In a pot, boil water with a piece of onion, a garlic clove, salt, and a tablespoon of oil. Immerse the pasta when the water begins to boil. When the pasta is al dente, drain the water.
  • Alfredo sauce: In a skillet, heat buttermilk and sauté onion until translucent. Then, add heavy cream, Parmesan cheese, and milk. Stir and cook until the creamy sauce thickens.
  • Then, ladle the creamy sauce over the pasta.
  • Garnish the pasta with parsley and top with the crispy chicken fritta. Enjoy!

Notes

Calories were estimated using an online nutrition calculator. As a rough guide, it is not intended to replace the advice of a professional dietitian. The exact values can vary depending on the exact ingredients used.

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