Parmesan crumbed chicken recipe

This parmesan-flavoured chicken dish, with a side of dill sauce for dipping, is sure to be a family favourite.

Serves: 4 people
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes


4 x 150g chicken breast fillets
2 tbs plain flour
2 eggs
1½ cups panko breadcrumbs (see note)
⅓ cup grated fresh parmesan
¼ cup sunflower or rice-bran oil for frying
⅓ cupwhole egg mayonnaise
⅓ cup natural yoghurt
¼ cup chopped fresh dill


  1. Flatten chicken with a meat mallet or rolling pin until about ½ cm thick. Place flour on a plate and season with salt and black pepper. Lightly beat eggs in a medium bowl. Combine breadcrumbs and parmesan on another plate.
  2. Dip chicken into seasoned flour, shaking off excess. Dip into the egg and finally into the breadcrumb mixture.
  3. Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Cook chicken for 2-3 minutes each side or until golden and cooked through.
  4. Combine mayonnaise, yoghurt and dill in a bowl. Serve with the chicken.

Note: Panko breadcrumbs are dried Japanese-style breadcrumbs found in most supermarkets or Asian food stores.

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