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Originating from Ukraine, Chicken Kiev has gained popularity worldwide for its succulent chicken breast, oozing buttery filling, and crispy golden coating. It's a dish that never fails to impress!
Place the trimmed chicken breasts onto a plate. Cut each chicken breast to create a pocket. Don’t cut all the way through. Set aside.
In a medium size bowl, mix the butter garlic cloves, garlic powder, lemon juice, dry parsley, salt, and pepper. Mix until all ingredients are well incorporated.
Scoop about 1 tablespoon into a chicken breast pocket. Gently massage it to distribute evenly in the breast and press down to close the cut. Place in the fridge.
In a shallow bowl, beat the eggs with a fork. Set aside. In a second shallow bowl add the flour In the third shallow bowl add the breadcrumbs.
Take one chicken breast and place it in the flour mixture, coat both sides and shake the excess off. Transfer the chicken breast to the egg mixture and coat both sides. Shake the excess off. Finally, coat the chicken breast with the bread crumbs on both sides.
Place the coated chicken breast on a plate and repeat for the other 2 chicken breasts. Pour frying oil into a skillet and bring to 350 degrees F.
Fry the chicken breast for 3 minutes then flip. When you flip the chicken, take its temperature and adjust accordingly, you may need to cook for an additional 3 to 4 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F
Place the fried chicken breasts on a plate lined with a paper towel to soak the excess oil. Sprinkle with salt if desired. Serve and Enjoy!