Not sure what to make for dinner tonight? Try these chicken schnitzel fingers, the kids will love them and you will love how simple they are to make. You probably have all the ingredients in the house too, so this recipe may even save you a trip to the supermarket.
500g chicken breast or thigh
1/2 cup plain flour
1/2 cup milk
1 lemon, zested
1 tbsp chopped parsley
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 1/2 cups multigrain bread crumbs
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Step 1 – Place the chicken between cling wrap and beat using a kitchen mallet or rolling pin until flat. Slice meat into finger strips.
Step 2 – In a bowl, beat the egg and milk together. In a second bowl mix the breadcrumbs, herbs, lemon zest and garlic. Coat the chicken strips in flour, then dip the egg mixture and then press into the breadcrumb mixture until well coated.
Step 3 – Using a large fry pan, heat the oil over medium. Add the strips of chicken and fry for a few minutes either side, or until golden, crunchy and cooked through.
Step 4 – Drain on paper towel and serve.
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