CHICKEN CAKES (Bonnie's)

Bonnie ^O^

By
@Utahn

This is a great way to use up leftover chicken breast. Deli chicken is perfect for this dish. I serve these chicken cakes with my orzo and rice pilaf and steamed vegetables for a fast and tasty meal. Enjoy!


The photo is my own. Recipe adapted from Gold Kist Farms.


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Serves:

4 to 6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

CHICKEN CAKES

1 1/2
pounds of finely chopped cooked chicken breast
1/4 cup
plus 2 tablespoons chipotle sauce
1/2
cup finely chopped onion
1
large egg beaten
2
tablespoons minced jalapeno rings from jar and 1 tablespoon of the juice
2
tablespoons mince cilantro
1/2
cup panko bread crumbs
salt and pepper to taste
olive oil for frying

DREDGING MIXTURE

1
egg slightly beaten
1/2
cup all purpose flour
3/4
cup panko bread crumbs

CHIPOTLE SAUCE

1
cup mayonnaise
1
tablespoon lime juice
2
teaspoons minced green onions
1
teaspoon minced garlic
1
tablespoon minced cilantro
1
teaspoon chipotle chili pepper
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
MAKE THE CHIPOTLE SAUCE
Mix all the ingredients for the chipotle sauce in a small bowl.
2
MAKE THE CHICKEN CAKES
Mix the chicken, chipotle sauce, onion, egg, jalapeno rings, cilantro, panko bread crumbs, salt and pepper. Combine thoroughly, using a little more panko if needed, and gently shape into 4 to 6 patties.
3
DREDGE THE CHICKEN CAKES
Lightly coat each cake on both sides with flour, then egg, then panko bread crumbs. Cover and refrigerate until ready to cook.
4
FRY THE CHICKEN CAKES:
Heat oil in a nonstick frying pan unil very hot but not smoking. Fry the chicken cakes without crowding until golden brown. Serve each cake with a tablespoon of the chipotle sauce.
5
COOK'S TIP
It is a good way to use leftover chicken, pork chops, or turkey and you can change it up with your own ingredients. Once you learn the technique, you will memorize it, as it is very easy to prepare. I serve whole cranberry sauce with turkey cakes. I serve hot apple pie filling with pork chop cakes. I am sure you can come up with your own variations!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Hashtags: #cakes, #bonnie's, #patties