Milanesa de Pollo is a yummy and quick weekday meal. This chicken recipe comes together in less than 30 minutes.

PREP TIME   : 15 mins
COOK TIME :   8 mins
TOTAL TIME : 23 mins


·         2 eggs
·         Salt
·         pepper
·         ¾ cup all-purpose flour
·         1 cup bread crumbs
·         2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, thinly sliced
·         1/2 cup oil for frying
·         Spices to season bread crumbs:
·         1 teaspoon dried oregano (optional)
·         1 teaspoon ground cumin (optional)
·         1 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)
·         1 teaspoon onion powder (optional)
·         1 teaspoon smoked paprika (optional)
·         ½ teaspoon ground chile de arbol (optional)


1.   Cut chicken breast in half.
2.   Pound chicken with a meat tenderizer to create an even thickness.
3.   Set aside until ready to use.
4.  Create a breading station by adding flour in one dish, eggs in another dish, and bread crumbs in the third dish.
5.   Add salt and pepper to the eggs.
6.   Beat the eggs.
7.   Add the desired spices to the bread crumbs.
8.   Mix with a fork to combine.
9.   Dredge the chicken with the flour.
10.  Shake off any excess flour.
11.  Place the floured chicken in the egg mixture.
12.  Make sure to coat the entire chicken with the egg mixture.
13.  Lastly, place the chicken in the bread crumbs.
14.Again, make sure the chicken is completely coated with the bread crumbs.
15.  Set aside and repeat until all chicken pieces are coated.
16.  Heat the oil in a skillet.
17.  Pan-fry the chicken in batch, about 3-4 minutes per side.
18.  Transfer each cooked chicken to a plate with a paper towel.
19.  Continue frying until all the chicken pieces are cooked.
20.  Serve with a salad, french fries, and your favorite salsa.

If you fry the chicken in a deep fryer, it will only take 4 minutes to cook.

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