Looking for a crispy twist on traditional chicken breasts? Try this delicious baked panko crusted chicken recipe.
Learn the secret to juicy baked panko chicken with 2 easy ways of tenderizing boneless chicken breasts.
Slice each chicken breast horizontally into thin cutlets.
Step 1: Slice chicken breasts
Velvet the chicken first using baking soda. Rinse and cover with plastic wrap. Pound the chicken using a meat tenderizer,
Step 2: Tenderize
Season the chicken cutlets with chili powder, salt and lemon juice. Let the chicken marinate while you prepare the rest.
Step 3: Season the chicken
Beat an egg with a large pinch each of salt, pepper and chili flakes. Do this for ANY recipe that requires egg wash (and enjoy the improved flavor).
Step 4: Prepare egg wash
Take panko breadcrumbs, grated parmesan, finely chopped parsley, zest of 1 lemon, chili flakes, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper.
Step 5: Prepare breadcrumb mix
Add olive oil and toss well until all the ingredients are combined and you get a uniform mixture. Place the panko mix in a wide bowl.
Preheat the oven. Dip each chicken cutlet in egg wash. Coat the chicken with the breadcrumb mix.
Step 6: Bake panko chicken
Place the panko coated chicken cutlets on a baking tray. Make sure that the chicken slices do not touch each other.
Place the tray in the oven and bake for 10 minutes. Flip the chicken slices and bake for another 10 minutes.
Tender chicken breasts coated in a golden, crunchy panko breadcrumb crust that adds a delightful texture to every bite.
Let the panko crusted chicken rest on a cooling rack for 5 minutes. When the chicken is baking in the oven, you can chop up a simple salad to make this a quick meal.
Enjoy your delicious breaded panko chicken with a salad or side dish! Get the recipe by clicking the button below:
Another recipe that works for a quick chicken dinner is the baked thin sliced chicken breasts. Get the recipe by clicking the button below:
Love chicken? Try this
Tender juicy bite-sized pieces of chicken full of Indian tandoori flavors.