Golden brown Panko Chicken: Tender, crunchy, and irresistible. Satisfyingly crispy coating envelops juicy chicken breast. A true crowd-pleaser.
– Chicken breasts – Vegetable oil – Cooking oil spray for air-fried or baked chicken Panko mix: – Panko – Sweet or smoked paprika
Flour mix: – Flour – Garlic powder – Onion powder – Salt – Black pepper Dipping mix: – Greek yogurt or mayonnaise – Yellow or Dijon mustard – Eggs – Salt – Black pepper
The preliminary steps all are the same, regardless of the chosen cooking method. Optional step for air-frying or baking the cutlets: Toast the breadcrumbs in a bit of olive oil until golden.
Cut the chicken breasts horizontally to obtain two thinner slices (cutlets) from each breast. Set them aside.
Flour mix: Mix flour, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Set aside.
Dipping mix: Whisk yogurt, mustard, egg, salt, and pepper with a fork in another large bowl. Set aside.
Panko mix: Mix panko and paprika in a baking dish or another large shallow container. Swipe up for the full recipe!
Flour: Place the chicken breasts into the flour bowl. Turn the pieces around using tongs until coated all over.
Dip: Lift them with tongs, shake them briefly to remove the excess flour, and place them into the yogurt-egg bowl. Turn them around to coat them all over.
Breadcrumbs: Pick up each piece with tongs, shake it gently to remove the excess, and turn it into the panko mixture. Press the breadcrumbs down with your palms to help them adhere.
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Heat the oil in a large, slightly deeper frying pan or cast-iron skillet. The oil should be hot but not smoking.
Fry the breaded chicken breast pieces in two batches for 3 to 5 minutes on each side until golden brown and cooked through (the internal temperature should be 165°F (74°C).
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