SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO —
This week we went in the kitchen with chef Scott Raiche, of Cafe Venice, as he prepares chicken scaloppine marengo with sauteed crimini mushrooms, fresh tomatoes and herb mashed potatoes with garlic green beans.
Cafe Venice is a restaurant and wine bar located on Venice island. The menu features something for everyon,e with an emphasis on everything being homemade. Guests enjoy intimate indoor seating, as well as an outdoor terrace hung with lit grape vines.
Owner Kay Ann Kropac comes from a long history of restaurant experience, starting with her family's establishment, Hellriegel's Inn, in Painesville, Ohio. Kropac enjoys a clientele of both Venice visitors but also regular locals. The Cafe Venice wine selection offers extensive choices to pair with one of its homemade dishes.
For more In the Kitchen videos, click here.
Scroll down for an instructional video on how to prepare the dish.
Chicken scaloppine marengo
2 8-ounce chicken breasts
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 fresh diced tomato
1 shallot, julienned
4 crimini mushrooms, sliced
Pinch of fresh thyme, chopped
1 cup sherry
4 ounces cold butter
Salt and pepper
Seasoned Flour Ingredients:
1/2 cup flour
Salt and pepper
Combine seasoned flour ingredients. Dredge the chicken breasts in flour mixture. Add olive oil to pan over high heat. When hot, add coated chicken breasts to pan. Cook for 2 minutes, or until golden brown, and turn chicken in pan. Cook chicken for 2 more minutes, until both sides are golden brown. Add mushrooms and shallot. Saute for 1 minute. Add tomato and sherry. Cook for 2 more minutes, or until sherry has reduced by half. Add cold butter in chunks, stirring until melted and sauce has slightly thickened. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with herb mashed potatoes and garlic green beans. Enjoy!
*IN THE KITCHEN is a trademark of Observer Media Group, Inc.
Currently 0 Responses
16 Nia with Gail on Longboat Key
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
19 Longboat Key Fine Art Festival
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
19 Mote's Party on the Pass
22 Nia with Gail on Anna Maria Island
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
A Cinderella story
A 10-week-old miniature pinscher puppy found a “happily ever after ending” at the Celebration of Pets April 12, at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds.
Pharmacy brings dose of medicine to Publix
The in-store pharmacy of Longboat Key Publix opened Monday, approximately 16 months after the completion of the new store at 525 Bay Isles Parkway, in the Shoppes of Bay Isles.
Golfer scores victory with less than a stroke
The Longboat Key Masters Golf Tournament, which took place March 28 through March 31, at the Resort at Longboat Key Club’s Islandside and Harbourside golf courses came down to less than one stroke’s difference between first-place winner Kevin Preston and second-place winner Michael Russell, of Longboat Key.