Crusting Chicken

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A recipe for a mixture for crusting chicken uses egg whites, corn starch, parsley, bread crumbs and seasonings
Recipe By: Cuisineathome magazine. Issue 35, page 12.
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    • 2 egg whites
    • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
    • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • Crusting Mixture:
    • 1 cup coarse dry bread crumbs
    • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • Zest of one lemon, minced


Blend egg whites, cornstarch and lemon juice with a fork in a wide shallow bowl (a glass pie plate works well).

Combine bread crumbs, parsley, salt, pepper and zest in a second wide shallow bowl or pie plate.

Dip chicken breasts in the egg white mixture, then roll in the crumb mixture and pat to help adhere crumbs to the chicken
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