Crunchy Love-it-or-Hate-it Chicken

Preparation info
  • Makes


    adult portions
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in
Madhouse Cookbook: Delicious Recipes for the Busy Family Kitchen

By Jo Pratt

Published 2013

  • About

Here’s one for all you lovers of yeast extract out there. Serve this with your favorite vegetables, or, to make it a bit more grown up, in a chunk of ciabatta with arugula, guacamole, sliced tomato and mayonnaise for a club sandwich with a difference.


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 teaspoons yeast extract


  1. Put the chicken breasts in between two sheets of wax paper and bash with a rolling pin to flatten slightly. Cut into ½- to ¾-inch strips.
  2. Lightly beat the egg white and yeast extract together until just frothy. Add the chicken to the mixture and leave to stand a couple minutes.
  3. Toss the chicken pieces, a few at a time, in the savory crumbs. (Pieces o