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Panko Crusted Chicken

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Made with a few simple ingredients and pan fried to perfection, this crispy panko crusted chicken is the best way to prepare chicken breast at home. Serve with your favorite sides or add it to a big dinner salad to a complete and healthy meal.

Ingredients

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  • ½ cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoons dried parsley
  • ¼ teaspoon granulated garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon coarse salt + 1 pinch
  • ⅛ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 12 tablespoons water
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pounded to 1″ thickness

Instructions

  1. Using a meat mallet, pound the chicken to a 1 inch thickness.
  2. In a shallow bowl, whisk the egg with 1 – 2 tablespoons of water. In a separate bowl, mix together the Panko, garlic, parsley, and salt & pepper.
  3. Dip the chicken into the egg mixture, followed by the breading mixture until completely coated on both sides.
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium heat with 2 tablespoons olive oil. Add breaded chicken and fry for about 4-5 minutes per side, or until the internal temperature reaches 165˚F.
  5. Remove from pan and allow chicken to rest on a cooling rack for about 5 minutes before serving or slicing.

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