CHICKEN KAAS (BREADED FRIED CHICKEN W CHEESE)
4 boneless chicken breasts, halved (total 4 pieces)
2 beaten eggs
2 cups panko bread crumbs
1 cup flour
salt and pepper (pre-rub)
corn and cheese (optional)
oil for deep frying (canola & peanut are good options)
Cut chicken pieces lengthwise in halves.
Rub chicken with a sparse amount of salt and pepper. Set aside for a few minutes.
Coat pieces in flour, then beaten egg, and lastly panko bread crumbs.
Heat enough oil to cover chicken pieces in a pan or cast iron skillet on medium-high heat. If using a thermometer, the temperature should hover around 350F.
Place chicken pieces in the pan and make sure to avoid overcrowding. Fry until golden brown and cooked through, about 5~7 minutes total if fully submerged in oil.
Remove chicken cutlets from the oil and drain on paper towels or a drying rack.
If using corn and cheese, pop in the microwave or broil in an oven until melted down.
Serve with katsu sauce, rice, and preferred side dishes.