Paris Bistro Fare

By Daphne manning
June 1, 2014
Paris Bistro Fare

Author Notes: this recipe is simple Parisienne and fun. It is great warm or cold. I have always longed for a Paris vacation and until that day this is a quick escape. Daphne manning

Serves: 2 adults


  • 1 Chicken breast (bone in)
  • 1 cup Baguette cubed
  • 2-3 Small Yukon potatoes
  • 1 bunch Mixed greens: parsley, sage, baby bib, romaine
  • 6 tablespoons Unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup Olive oil


  1. Melt butter and set aside . Rise and pat dry chicken breast. Thinly slice potatoes into rounds . Toss potatoes and bread in butter and put in the button , potatoes first , then bread and breast skin side up in cast iron skillet. Cover with remaining butter and salt( course) and pepper (course) to taste . Cook for 30-40minutes skin should be golden and crisp
  2. Remove skillet from heat and cover with foil. Toss the greens with olive oil and slightly season with pepper and add a bit of orange or lemon zest(optional).plate the chicken with the bread and potatoes on top of the greens and the chicken on top of the bread.

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