Very good dish. I loved it. I doubled the breading and spices etc and rolled nuggets sized breast pieces. Roasted green beans and a red cabbage slaw with apple cider vinegar. Loved it.
Dijon Chicken with Panko Crust
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- Calories: 355
- Calories from fat: 53%
- Protein: 33g
- Fat: 21g
- Saturated fat: 6.3g
- Carbohydrate: 3.2g
- Fiber: 0.2g
- Sodium: 666mg
- Cholesterol: 105mg
- 1/4 cup (1/8 lb.) butter, melted
- 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
- 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced or pressed
- 1/2 cup panko (Japanese-style bread crumbs; see notes)
- 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
- 1 1/2 tablespoons minced parsley
- 8 boned, skinned chicken breast halves (6 to 7 oz. each)
- Dijon sauce (recipe follows)
- 1. In a large bowl, whisk together butter, mustard, and garlic. In another bowl, mix panko, parmesan, and parsley.
- 2. One at a time, turn chicken breast halves in butter mixture to coat completely. Dip rounded side of each breast in panko mixture. Place breasts crumb side up in a 10- by 15-inch baking pan.
- 3. Bake chicken in a 500° oven until crumbs are golden and breasts are no longer pink in center of thickest part (cut to test), about 15 minutes. Place 1 or 2 breast halves on each dinner plate. Accompany with Dijon sauce.
- Dijon sauce. In a bowl, mix 1/2 cup mayonnaise, 1/4 cup Dijon mustard, 1/2 to 1 tablespoon Asian sesame oil, and 1 teaspoon soy sauce. Makes 3/4 cup.
Notes: Panko is available in well-stocked supermarkets and Asian grocery stores. If you can't find it, whirl two slices of firm-textured white bread (crusts trimmed) into coarse crumbs in a blender. Spread crumbs in a pie pan and bake in a 325° oven, stirring often, until crisp but not brown, 8 to 10 minutes.
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