Chicken Kiev

Киевские котлеты

Preparation info

  • 4

    • Difficulty


Appears in

A Taste of Russia

A Taste of Russia

By Darra Goldstein

Published 1983

  • About

These rich rolls of chicken encasing lightly herbed butter are a symbol of Russian haute cuisine. No one knows exactly when they were created, but they are a Soviet invention from the mid-twentieth century. Their name is associated with the Ukrainian city of Kiev. Long before Moscow became the Russian capital, Kiev served as the major center of trade and culture. It was the first seat of the medieval Russian empire, founded on three hills overlooking the Dnieper River. Stimulated by fertile