Chicken paillards with radicchio slaw (gluten free)

Yummy Chicken paillards with radicchio slaw (gluten free) Recipe

A paillard is a piece of meat or chicken that is pounded until thin and quickly pan-fried. Try it tonight with a side salad of radicchio and apple slaw.
Chicken paillards with radicchio slaw (gluten free)
Prep Time : 0:30 | Cook Time : 0:04 | Total Time : 0:34 | Serving : 4 person.


  • 1 radicchio, finely shredded

  • 4 celery stalks, thinly sliced

  • 2 Granny Smith apples, cut into matchsticks

  • 1 cup basil leaves, shredded

  • 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted

  • 1/4 cup (60ml) balsamic vinegar

  • 1/2 cup (125ml) extra virgin olive oil, plus 1 tablespoon to cook chicken

  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • 2 chicken breast fillets

  • 20g unsalted butter

  • Lemon wedges, to serve


  • Step 1

    Place the radicchio, celery, apple, basil and walnuts in a bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together the vinegar, oil and mustard. Season to taste, then toss with the salad ingredients and set aside.

  • Step 2

    Cut each chicken breast through the centre into 2 thin fillets. Place each fillet between 2 pieces of plastic wrap and pound with a meat mallet or rolling pin until thin. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Step 3

    Melt the butter with the extra tablespoon of oil in a large frypan over high heat. Add the chicken and cook for 2 minutes on each side or until golden and cooked through.

  • Step 4

    Divide the chicken and salad among 4 plates and serve with lemon wedges.

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