Non-Fried Fried Chicken Sticks with Herbs and Breadcrumbs

Non-Fried Fried Chicken Sticks with Herbs and Breadcrumbs

These are perfect for cherry blossom viewing!!
They're are not deep-fried, but they are nicely browned as if they were deep-fried!
The key is to soak the panko bread crumbs in oil.

Ingredients: 15 sticks

Chicken tenders
Salt and pepper
a small amount
Cake flour
as needed
1 cup (200 ml)
Olive oil
4 tablespoons
Dried basil leaves
1 teaspoon
a small amount


1. Remove the skin and sinews from the chicken tenders, and cut into 3 pieces lengthwise.
2. Lightly sprinkle salt and pepper. Skewer the chicken with bamboo skewers.
3. Add oil, salt, and basil to the panko, and mix until moist.
4. Coat the Step 2 chicken with flour→egg→Step 3 in that order, and press so that the coating sticks to the chicken.
5. Place Step 4 in a heated frying pan, and pan-fry both sides until they become golden brown, then they're done.
6. Eat with sauce if you like.

Story Behind this Recipe

I came up with this recipe when I didn't feel like deep-frying chicken, but I wanted to eat it!