Citizen Reporter
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14 Sep 2021
5:52 pm

Recipe of the day: Chicken Kiev

Citizen Reporter

Recreate this chicken kiev recipe on different days with different stuffing and fillings of your choice based on your different cravings.

Chicken kiev cut up into slices. Picture: Pinterest

Create this delicious, crispy and easy to make chicken kiev recipe for dinner tonight. The pounded and rolled up baked chicken fillets are mouthwatering and can be paired with either a side helping of steamed vegetables or a side of creamy mash potato.

This recipe makes 4 chicken kiev’s but you can double it to create a recipe that will be enough for your friends or family.

Recreate this recipe on different days with different stuffing and fillings of your choice based on your cravings and dietary requirements.

Chicken kiev

Chicken kiev
Chicken kiev cut up into slices. Picture: Pinterest


  • 150g of butter, softened
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons of finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 cup of dried breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup of plain flour
  • 2 eggs
  • Rice bran oil, for shallow frying
  • Mashed potato, to serve
  • Steamed vegetables, to serve
  • Salt, to season

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  1. Place butter, garlic and parsley in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Mash with a fork to combine. Spoon mixture into the centre of a 20cm piece of plastic wrap. Roll up to enclose butter mixture, twisting ends to seal. Roll on a board to form a 10cm-long log. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm.
  2. Using a sharp knife, make a deep cut along 1 side of each chicken breast to form a large pocket (do not cut all the way through). Remove plastic wrap from butter. Cut butter into 16 thick slices. Place 4 butter slices into each pocket. Secure with toothpicks to enclose filling.
  3. Place breadcrumbs on a large plate. Season with salt and pepper. Place flour on a plate. Whisk eggs in a shallow bowl. Coat 1 piece of chicken in flour, shaking off excess. Dip in egg. Coat in breadcrumbs. Place on a plate. Repeat with remaining chicken, flour, egg and breadcrumbs.
  4. Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Grease a large baking tray. Pour enough oil into a large frying pan to cover the base. Heat over medium-high heat. Cook chicken, in batches, for 2 to 3 minutes each side or until golden. Place on prepared tray. Bake for 20 minutes or until cooked through.
  5. Serve with mashed potato and steamed vegetables.

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