Yield: 2 Cups

Measure Ingredient
3 tablespoons Shallots; finely chopped
1 large Garlic clove peeled and finely chopped
1½ cup Fresh breadcrumbs
½ cup Fresh parsley; fine chopped
\N \N Salt and pepper; to taste

This mixture makes a nice crispy coating for chicken, roast lamb, or baked fish.

Combine all ingredients, tossing well. Pat onto chicken (whole or pieces), lamb or fish during last 20 to 30 minutes of cooking time to crisp crumbs. Do not baste, or crumbs will become soft.

Persillade freezes well.

From Nancy Enright's Canadian Herb Cookbook. By Nancy Enright.

Toronto: James Lorimer & Company, Publishers, 1985. Pg. 90. ISBN 0-88862-788-2. Posted by Cathy Harned.

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