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Quick and Crispy Fried Chicken Cutlets

Crispy Fried Chicken Marinated in an Easy Chili Sauce

These flavourful chicken cutlets will be reminding you of KFC, but better!
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 2 hrs
Course dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American, southern
Servings 6
Calories 350 kcal

Equipment

  • Skillet
  • Spatula
  • whisk
  • bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 lb chicken thighs boneless and skinless
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 ½ Tbsp milk I used organic 2%
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp bread crumbs panko works too
  • 1 Tbsp crushed oats
  • 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.
    Quick and Crispy Fried Chicken Cutlets
  • In a separate bowl whisk 1 large egg with 1 1/2 Tablespoons of milk. Set aside.
    Quick and Crispy Fried Chicken Cutlets
  • 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.
    Quick and Crispy Fried Chicken Cutlets
  • 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.
    Quick and Crispy Fried Chicken Cutlets
  • Shake off excess flour. Put in heated oil.
    Quick and Crispy Fried Chicken Cutlets
  • 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!
    Quick and Crispy Fried Chicken Cutlets

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Crispy Fried Chicken Marinated in an Easy Chili Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 350 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 102mg34%
Sodium 410mg18%
Potassium 199mg6%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 242IU5%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword bread crumbs, breaded, chicken, chicken thighs, chili powder, cutlets, dinner, garlic powder, lemon juice, lunch, oats, olive oil, onion powder, panko, paprika, southern, spices
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