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Fried Chicken Breast – Low Carb Africa

Fried chicken breast is one of my favorite ways to enjoy chicken. Learn the best ways to prepare delicious, juicy chicken that will satisfy your taste buds!

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❤️ WHY YOU WILL LOVE IT

Chicken breast fries are the perfect comfort food for any occasion. Whether you have a large family or you’re the only one at home, this go-to recipe will have them asking for more.

This chicken recipe can be enjoyed alone or with several sides and is a delicious meal that is sure to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters!

🧾Ingredients used

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Ingredients for frying chicken breast
  • chicken breast: This recipe uses boneless skinless chicken breast.
  • Olive oil and melted butter: The butter brings out the flavor of the chicken breast even more. You can also use avocado oil.
  • chicken seasoning: We use homemade chicken seasoning made from simple pantry ingredients. This spice blend is a mix of peppers, aromatics and herbs. garlic powder, smoked paprika, dried parsley, black pepper, saltand some others.

🔪 how to make a recipe

  1. Wash and dry the chicken breast with paper towels.
  2. If the chicken breast is thick, place it on a plastic cutting board and slice it in half lengthwise.
  3. Place chicken breasts in a large bowl and season generously with chicken seasoning.
  4. Heat butter and olive oil in a large skillet or skillet.
  5. When the heat is removed, put the chicken in the hot oil and arrange it in a single layer.
  6. Cook one side of the chicken breast over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes. Make sure the lid is partially covered.
  7. Gently flip over and cook the other side with the lid on for about 5 minutes.
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🥫 Storing and Reheating

After frying the chicken, let it cool for about 10 minutes. Then place the chicken in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

To reheat, preheat oven to 350°F and bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a meat thermometer indicates an internal temperature of 165°F.

💭 Tips and variations

  • For best results, use a cast iron skillet or heavy skillet. This ensures even cooking and prevents the chicken from sticking to the pan.
  • For extra crunch, use the double dredge technique. almond flourspices and seasonings mixed with the egg liquid to coat crushed pork skin Or other friable ingredients.
  • You can also add different herbs and spices to change the flavor of your fried chicken breast.try cumin, onion powder, coriander, paprikaAlso curry powder For new flavors!
  • Alternatively, instead of deep-frying the chicken, try air-frying it or baking it in the oven.
  • For added crunchiness and flavor, top with freshly chopped herbs such as parsley, chives, and coriander just before serving.
Stir-fried chicken breast with broccoli

🍽️ What can I eat this recipe with?

This crispy fried chicken breast recipe is also great as a stand-alone dish with your favorite sauce.some good options are hot sauce, Buffalo Sauce, BBQ Sauce, or African Pepper Sauce. You can also drizzle keto gravy on top.

Enjoy this air fryer bone-in chicken thigh recipe with side dishes such as coleslaw and vegetables such as broccoli.

👩‍🍳 FAQ

How do you fry chicken breasts so they don’t get dry?

The trick to frying the chicken breast so it doesn’t dry out is to cover it over medium heat. This will help create a moist, juicy environment for cooking the chicken breast. This can lead to dryness.

What is the secret to delicious fried chicken?

The secret to good fried chicken is to add plenty of salt and spices to the chicken to give it a flavorful finish. Also, do not overfill the pan so that the temperature of the oil remains constant during the cooking process and the chicken cooks evenly.

What kind of oil is best for frying chicken?

The best oil for frying chicken is one that has a high smoke point and is tasteless and odorless. Sunflower oil, avocado, or peanut oil are all great choices. Olive oil has a lower smoke point but adds flavor to the chicken.

How to keep fried chicken crispy.

To keep fried chicken crispy, it needs to be kept warm until it cools to prevent the steam from condensing on the coating and making it soggy.

To accomplish this, place the cooked chicken on a wire rack positioned over the baking sheet so that excess grease can drain. Make sure they are not steaming over each other.

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Fried chicken breast is one of my favorite ways to enjoy chicken. Learn the best ways to prepare delicious, juicy chicken that will satisfy your taste buds!

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course: main course

cooking: Africa

Preparation time: Five minutes

Cooking time: Ten minutes

total time: 15 minutes

Serving: 3

calorie: 273kcal

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instructions

  • Wash and dry the chicken breast with paper towels.

  • If the chicken breast is thick, place it on a plastic cutting board and slice it in half lengthwise.

  • Generously coat chicken breasts with chicken seasoning.

  • Heat butter and olive oil in a large frying pan.

  • When the fire goes through, arrange the chicken on one sheet.

  • Cook one side of the chicken breast over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes. Make sure the lid is partially covered.

  • Gently flip over and cook the other side with the lid on for about 5 minutes.

Note

This recipe serves 3 and has 0 net carbs per serving.

  • For best results, use a cast iron skillet or heavy skillet. This ensures even cooking and prevents the chicken from sticking to the pan.
  • For extra crunchiness, the chicken is dipped in a mixture of almond flour, spices and seasonings, dipped in an egg mixture, and then coated with crushed pork skin or other crumbly ingredients.
  • You can also add different herbs and spices to change the flavor of your fried chicken breast. Try new flavors with cumin, onion powder, coriander, paprika and curry powder.
  • Alternatively, instead of deep-frying the chicken, try air-frying it or baking it in the oven.
  • For added crunchiness and flavor, top with freshly chopped herbs such as parsley, chives, and coriander just before serving.

nutrition

calorie: 273kcal | | carbohydrates: 1g | | protein: twenty fourg | | obesity: 20g | | saturated fat: 6g | | Polyunsaturated fat: 3g | | Monounsaturated fat: 9g | | Trans fat: 0.3g | | cholesterol: 82mg | | sodium: 877mg | | potassium: 265mg | | fiber: 1g | | sugar: 0.003g | | Vitamin A: 210IU | | Vitamin C: 1mg | | calcium: 20mg | | iron: 1mg

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