When you are venturing in Italy and want to eat something delicious, authentic, you can always try pollo gorgonzola. It is one of Italy’s crown jewel dishes, and you can find this recipe on many Five-star hotels’ menus.
If you go to any of Italy’s luxurious restaurants, you can find a very expensive – €35 – chicken gorgonzola! Yes, this much money for a simple pollo gorgonzola. However, you need not worry about this price as we will help you recreate this exact recipe at home.
Before we start the comparison, let’s see some history. Gorgonzola is veined blue cheese, made from unskimmed cow’s milk, and originated in Italy. It has been produced in the Gorgonzola region of Milan and is known for its greenish-blue marbling from the 11th century.
Coming back to the recipe, we will be making pollo, which means chicken, soaked in gorgonzola sauce five-star hotel-style but with everyday ingredients.
Five Star Vs. Homemade Pollo Gorgonzola Comparison
Now, let’s compare the ingredients used in a €35 pollo gorgonzola and a €6 pollo gorgonzola. This comparison table will help you recreate this posh, expensive, and delicious pollo gorgonzola at your home.
Check out the at-home section, and you will find the everyday ingredients that you can use to make this Italian five-star delicacy at home.
|Name of Ingredient||5-star||At Home|
|Gorgonzola||6-month-old Dolce||3 months old Dolce|
|Oil||Unrefined extra virgin olive oil||Extra virgin olive oil|
|Chicken||€15/lb chicken breast||€7/lb chicken breast|
|Flour||Gluten-free flour for dusting||Normal soft all-purpose flour|
Now, you have an ingredient comparison list. Prepare your kitchen and start making this juicy and creamy chicken gorgonzola recipe!
Notes You Must Follow:-
- Buy gorgonzola dolce as it is an essential aspect of your recipe. This type of cheese will give your pollo a sweet and creamy texture.
- However, if you want to achieve that type of texture, ensure that you keep the gorgonzola out of the fridge for 4 to 6 hours. It will intensify the flavors, make it softer and creamier.
- Pound parchment paper between chicken and pounder. Completely flatten it out.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 serves
- Two skinless, boneless chicken breasts, pounded
- Two cups soft all-purpose flour
- Oil for frying chicken
For Gorgonzola Sauce
- Three tablespoons butter
- ⅓ cup of milk
- 2/3 cup heavy cream
- 1/3 cup gorgonzola cheese
- Salt and pepper to taste
- A half-cup of heavy whipping cream
Method to Prepare
- First, add flour to a baking tray and coat your pounded chicken completely.
- Once coated thoroughly, set it aside.
- Now, we will prepare the gorgonzola sauce.
- Take your gorgonzola and cut out the corner piece.
- Put a skillet over medium-low flame and add the butter.
- Then, add milk to the pan. Cut the gorgonzola into cubes and add it to the pan.
- Let the gorgonzola melt.
- Once your sauce is ready, turn off the heat and start preparing the coated chicken.
- Take a pan and heat olive oil in it over medium flame.
- Once the oil is hot, put the chicken breast into it.
- Cook it until it is nice and brown.
- Just before your chicken is about to be done, add half a cup of heavy whipping cream into your gorgonzola sauce.
- Ensure that you turn the gas to low while adding the whipping cream.
- Let the heavy whipping cream thin out. Taste it and add some salt.
- Once your chicken is done, take it out of the pan, and line them on a plate.
- Take the gorgonzola pan and drizzle the thick and creamy sauce over the chicken pieces.
- Garnish with some fresh Italian parsley and enjoy!
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Now, you don’t need to pay hefty money to eat chicken gorgonzola, as this recipe will help you mimic the five-star restaurant version right at your home. You will find these ingredients in your market quickly without affecting the taste. So, try this Pollo Gorgonzola recipe and enjoy a delicious, creamy, posh Italian delicacy at your home!