Chicken Milanese with beans and salsa verde

Preparation time
less than 30 mins

Cooking time
30 mins to 1 hour

Serves
Serves 2

By Ben Tish

Ingredients

For the beans

  • 150g/5½oz borlotti beans
  • 1 onion
  • 1 celery stick
  • ½ head of garlic, cloves divided and peeled
  • 3 thyme sprigs

For the Chicken Milanese

  • 2 chicken breasts, butterflied (cut through centre and opened out flat)
  • 100g/3½oz plain flour
  • 1 free-range egg yolk, beaten
  • 100g/3½oz panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 75g/2¾oz unsalted butter, diced
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh summer savory
  • ¼ lemon, juice only
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the salsa verde

  • ½ bunch fresh flatleaf parsley
  • ½ bunch fresh mint
  • ½ bunch fresh chives
  • 125ml/4fl oz extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp capers
  • 2 anchovies
  • ½ lemon, juice only
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