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From: “Woman’s Day Collector’s Cook Book (revised and enlarged)Published by: Simon and Schuster, New YorkSBN: 671-21986-3CHICKEN KIEV From Russia, thin pieces of chicken wrapped around butter. 1 1/2 sticks butter (6 ounces)6 chicken breastsFine dry bread crumbs3 eggsFat for deep frying Halve butter lengthwise; cut in twelve 2” pieces.Chill until very firm.Cut chicken breast in half; remove bones.On wet board, pound chicken into thin cutlets.Put a piece of butter in center of each.Roll chicken around butter; fold securely so butter cannot escape during cooking.Secure with toothpicks.Roll in bread crumbs; dip in eggs beaten with 2 tablespoons cold water; roll again in crumbs.Fry in hot deep fat (375°F. on frying thermometer) 3 to five minutes.Drain and put on cookie sheet in hot oven (425°F.) 5 minutes.Makes 6 servings.