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Rántot Csirke / Chicken in Breadcrumbs

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“A hungarian Recipe that's a quick and easy favourite for many Hungarians and made using a variety of meats like Veal,Pork & Fish or using vegetables like Zucchini or cauliflower.The breadcrumbs should be the fine variety you find in a deli,but the big fat golden breadcrumbs will do. Delicious hot with mash potatoes or cold with salad. This recipe may look complicated but its easy peasy.”

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  1. First whisk eggs and add a dash of Salt, Fresh Black Pepper, the Hot and Sweet Paprika, Parsley and the Garlic (optional) to taste in a deep dish .Leave this to meld together - very important .
  2. Prepare the chicken breasts by washing and add another dash of salt and fresh black pepper and a squirt of fresh lemon and leave this to marinate.
  3. On a large plate add flour to cover and a little garlic (optional) and mix.
  4. Next to this put your egg mixture.
  5. Then put a deep dish filled with the breadcrumbs.
  6. Fill a deep frying pan with oil to 1 inch deep and heat slowly.
  7. Coat each piece of chicken in the flour.
  8. Then dip into the egg and coat both sides.
  9. Then dip into the breadcrumbs and coat both sides making sure the breadcrumbs are pressed down firmly.
  10. Then check the oil and put a few pieces in to fry slowly turning to each side at least twice.
  11. When cooked lift each piece off and allow the excess oil to drip off, place in a dish lined with kitchen roll and squeeze fresh lemon liberally over each piece of chicken
  12. The whole trick of this is to cook the chicken slowly and not have the oil too hot.

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