Crumb Fried Chicken Steaks are great for an evening meal. The breast portion of boneless chicken is used for this preparation and hence it is also a good preparation for weight watchers. Lightly seasoned with Italian herbs and pan fried – it uses less oil. Serve with some vegetables or mashed potatoes and make it a complete meal. You can also stuff it into pao with lettuce, a slice of tomato, some ketchup or some mustard sauce.
Serves: A family of 4
Prep. Time: 15 mins + marination
Cooking Time: 5 to 6 minutes per batch
[ Standard Measure: 1 cup = 250 ml ]
- Chicken (breast/boneless) – 450 gms
- Oregano / Mixed Italian Herbs – 1 ½ tsp.
- Chilly Flakes – 1 tsp.
- Garlic (crushed) – 4 cloves (big)
- Lime – 1 ½ medium or 1 big
- Egg White (beaten) – 1
- Breadcrumbs – ½ cup
- Oil – 4 tbsp
- Salt – ¾ tsp. or to taste
Step 1: Slice the chicken breast into steaks. Then use a meat mallet and flatten lightly (be careful not to tear the meat).
Step 2: Season with salt, lime juice, garlic, oregano and the red chilly flakes. Leave aside for 30 to 60 minutes.
Step 3: Later, add the beaten egg to the chicken and mix. Coat each steak with the breadcrumbs and place on a plate. Keep in the refrigerator for 15 to 30 minutes.
Step 4: Heat 2 tbsp. oil in a pan on medium heat. Then switch to medium low heat and cook ½ the steaks until golden brown for 2 minutes on each side. Then transfer to a plate lined with paper towels. Do the same for the remaining steaks.