Wednesday, December 9, 2009
The thought behind this dinner was that I really wanted chicken pieces with a batter or a crust over....either fried or baked; and so, I just paired Panko crumbs
with chicken breast strips which I chose to bake so I would save myself some calories I would have gotten from the frying.
Let's see exactly what I did.
2 pieces of boneless, skinless chicken breast
1/2 cup to 3/4 cup bread crumbs
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1 scant teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/3 cup flour
some BBQ sauce
Preheat the oven to 350 F, line a casserole dish or a baking pan with aluminum foil and lightly grease it.
You now need 3 bowls:
one for the flour, salt and pepper
another one for the egg (you need to beat the egg)
and the third one for the bread crumbs that needs to be mixed with the rest of the ingredients.
Pound the meat a little so it is even (mine was approx. 1/2 inch thick) and cut it into strips
...as big or as small as you wish.
Now start dredging each piece of meat in the flour mixture, shake off the excess, dip into the egg and finally into the breadcrumbs mixture.
Arrange all strips nicely on the prepared baking sheet / casserole.
Bake for 11 to 16 minutes, depending on how thick the pieces are.
If you think it may be necessary, you can flip them half way through the cooking process.
I took one out after 13 minutes, cut it in half
and tasted it.
I served them with fries
and BBQ sauce.
They are very flavorful !
Posted by Cat at 8:41 AM