Chicken Tenders “Katzu” Style

A crispy cutlet breaded with Japanese bread crumbs. Seek out these bread crumbs, as they are integral to the dish.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. chicken breast tenders
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs, beaten with 3 Tbsp. water
  • 2 cups panko bread crumbs (also called “Japanese bread crumbs”)
  • Peanut oil, for frying
  • ½ cup store-bought barbecue sauce
  • ¼ cup A1 Steak Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 tsp. grated fresh gingerroot
  • ¼ cup finely minced scallions

Directions

  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper, and dust in flour. Shake off excess flour. Dip the chicken in the egg, then coat in the bread crumbs.
  • Heat the peanut oil to 350°F in a heavy skillet. Fry the chicken for about 5 minutes per side, until it reaches 165°F. Transfer the chicken to paper towels to drain, and blot off excess grease.
  • Mix together the barbecue sauce, A1, soy sauce, and ginger. Serve the sauce over the chicken, and sprinkle with the scallions to garnish.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. chicken breast tenders
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs, beaten with 3 Tbsp. water
  • 2 cups panko bread crumbs (also called “Japanese bread crumbs”)
  • Peanut oil, for frying
  • ½ cup store-bought barbecue sauce
  • ¼ cup A1 Steak Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 tsp. grated fresh gingerroot
  • ¼ cup finely minced scallions

Directions

  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper, and dust in flour. Shake off excess flour. Dip the chicken in the egg, then coat in the bread crumbs.
  • Heat the peanut oil to 350°F in a heavy skillet. Fry the chicken for about 5 minutes per side, until it reaches 165°F. Transfer the chicken to paper towels to drain, and blot off excess grease.
  • Mix together the barbecue sauce, A1, soy sauce, and ginger. Serve the sauce over the chicken, and sprinkle with the scallions to garnish.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories550
Total Fat16g
Saturated Fat3g
Cholesterol220mg
Sodium1430mg
Total Carbohydrate58g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars17g
Protein41g