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Quick & Crispy Fried Chicken Cutlets

These flavourful chicken cutlets will be reminding you of KFC, but better!
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Quick & Crispy Fried Chicken Cutlets

These flavourful chicken cutlets will be reminding you of KFC, but better!
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Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Meat Dishes
Allergy: Nut Free
Total Time: 2 hours
Servings: 6
Calories: 349kcal

Equipment

  • skillet
  • Spatula set

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 lb chicken thighs, boneless & skinless
  • 1 large egg
  • Tbsp milk, I used 2% organic
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp bread crumbs, panko works, too
  • 1 Tbsp oats, crushed
  • 2 small pinches salt
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  • In a bowl combine 1 Tablespoon lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  • Add chicken thighs to the mixed ingredients, let it stand 30 minutes.
  • In a separate bowl whisk 1 large egg with 1 1/2 Tablespoons of milk. Set aside.
  • In a shallow plate or bowl stir together 1 cup flour, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 1/2 teaspoon onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon paprika, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 1 Tablespoon bread crumbs, 1 Tablespoon crushed oats, and 2 pinches of salt. Mix well.
  • In a pan heat up 1/4 cup of oil (more or less depending on your pan size, oil should be 1/2 an inch.)
  • Take a piece of chicken, add to the flour mixture, and coat the chicken.
  • Dip in egg mixture. Then back into the flour mixture.
  • Shake off excess flour. Put in heated oil.
  • Repeat with all the chicken pieces.
  • Fry chicken until it turns golden brown, then gently flip it over and fry the other side.
  • Place on a paper towel to drain excess oil.
  • * Serve fresh!

Nutrition

Calories: 349kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 409mg | Potassium: 221mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 168IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 2mg

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