Basil Chicken Piccata with Grainy Mustard

Basil Chicken Piccata with Grainy Mustard

The combination of basil with grainy mustard and garlic is delicious. This can easily be made as the main dish.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Chicken tenders
●White wine or sake
1 teaspoon
●Salt and pepper
a small amount
2 teaspoons
○Garlic (grated)
1/2 clove
○Japanese mustard (tubed)
3 - 4 cm
★Beaten egg
★Grainy mustard
2 teaspoons
★Basil (powdered)
2+ pinches
★Garlic (grated)
1/2 clove
☆Cake flour
1/2 tablespoon
1/2 tablespoon
Olive oil
as needed


1. Remove the sinew from the chicken tenders. Cut with a knife to spread them out to a bigger size. Rub with the ● ingredients.
2. Grate 1 clove of garlic and divide into 2 portions. Combine the ○ ingredients (for pre-seasoning).
3. Gently dry off excess moisture from the Step 1 chicken. Spread the chicken with the combined ○ ingredients from Step 2.
4. Combine the ingredients and combine the ingredients in separate bowls. Coat the chicken with the ingredients and then dip into the ingredients.
5. Heat olive oil in a frying pan and slowly cook Step 4 on low heat while covered with a lid. Flip them over and cook the same way until browned.

Story Behind this Recipe

I used my favorite chicken tenders to create a piccata with basil and grainy mustard.