A family favorite, this recipe is as easy as it is delicious! Savory chicken is baked topped with a smokey flavorful panko coating until it is tender and juicy on the inside and perfectly crisp and flavor filled on the outside.
For the chicken
2lbschicken breast cutlets(about 6 thin chicken breast pieces)
salt and pepperto taste
For the panko topping
3/4cuppanko bread crumbsunseasoned
For the Honey Drizzle
1/2tspred pepper flakes(optional)
Prepare the panko mixture by combining the panko with the paprika, garlic powder, salt, and onion powder. Pour the butter over the seasoned crumbs and mix until combined. Set aside.
Season each side of the chicken with salt and pepper to taste. Then lay them flat on a large baking sheet and spread a very thin coat of mayonnaise over the top of each chicken breast.
Turn each chicken breast mayo side down into the crumb mixture to coat the top, then return it to the baking sheet. Spoon any remaining crumbs over the top of each chicken breast and pat to secure to the chicken.
Bake at 425˚F for 10-15 minutes, until cooked through to an internal temp of 165˚F. The time w vary based on the thickness of your chicken.
While the chicken cooks mix the honey with the red pepper flakes. Drizzle the honey over the chicken right before serving. Enjoy!