Grape Nuts oh so crunchy chicken

Irisa Raina 9

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@Irisa

This will keep for quite a while, just keep it in a air tight jar.

If you have not used this breading for a while….shake it up to make sure all the ingredients are thoroughly mixed.

This is for those of you who love seriously crunchy chicken.

If you prefer a not so crisp/crunchy covering, process the cereal till it is almost like the consistency of flour.

I served this with my “ bread and butter green beans” recipe on here, and cheddar potatoes.


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Serves:

Yields 2 quarts of breading

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Deep Fry

Ingredients

2 skinless boneless chicken breasts
1 – 24 ounce box grape nuts cereal
2 cups all purpose flour
1 cup all purpose flour “ for dredging “
2 cups panko bread crumbs
3 tablespoon onion powder
3 teaspoon dry oregano
2 tablespoons garlic pepper seasoning
1 & ½ teaspoons cinnamon
2 tablespoons cayenne pepper “ more or less to taste “
3 tablespoon kosher salt
1/2 cup tablespoon turbinado sugar
2 large eggs & 1 teaspoon milk
oil for frying

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a food processor pulse 4 or 5 times, or put the cereal in a zip lock baggie, and with a mallet crush the cereal.
2
Add the 2 cups all purpose flour, 2 cups Panko bread crumbs, 3 tablespoon onion powder, 3 teaspoon dry oregano, 2 tablespoons garlic pepper seasoning, 1 & ½ teaspoons cinnamon, 2 tablespoons cayenne pepper “ more or less to taste “, 3 tablespoon Kosher salt and 1/2 cup tablespoon Turbinado sugar, and put in a jar. Put a lid on and turn up side down to mix.
3
Pound the chicken to flatten.
4
Take the 1 cup of flour and put it in a bowl.
5
Beat the eggs & milk and put them in a separate bowl.
6
Take 1 & ½ cups of the cereal breading and put them in a separate bowl. The amount of breading will depend on how big the chicken pieces are.
7
First put the chicken in the plain flour, shake off any excess.
8
Then the eggs, letting some of the egg drip off.
9
Then the cereal breading.
10
Fry in some oil “ covered “ first for about 5 minutes and then remove the cover , turn and finish cooking the chicken.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy