Crisp,moist, delicious!!! I was extremely pleased with this recipe and my husband loved it and asked me to make it again. "A Keeper." I changed things up a bit, but not significantly. I used boneless, skinless chicken breasts. I didn't have buttermilk so I used regular milk with a tablespoon of lemon juice. I also seasoned the panko crumbs with more garlic, pepper, and all seasoning with salt. Used parchment paper instead of foil, sprayed it lightly with Pam. Helped chicken to become crisp and goldenon the bottom and did not stick. Needed to cook longer, 40 to 45 minutes as the breasts were thicker. There was absolutely no sticking, and it browned and crisped nicely on the bottom. In fact, the bottoms were more golden and crisper than the tops, so after 20 minutes I turned them over so they would brown. I will definitely make this again. Try the parchment paper and you'll be delighted with both the consistency, and the taste. No sticking, no loss of breading, crispy, golden brown, moist and delicious
I read the other reviews and tried without foil and on a wire rack. That didn't work out so well - the top was crispy but the bottom was mushy. So tried directly on the cookie sheet and using cooking oil. That worked: meat was moist inside and crispy outside. The flavor is great. We just want it a little crisper so will try 425-450 for 20-25 min next time to seal in the juice and work on a crisper outside. Will update my review when we have perfected this!
This is a crispy, crunchy, very tasty and moist chicken. I was looking for something to replace take out chicken at our house. Even though the chicken is skinless it's so moist and tender. The panko is so delicious I don't think I will use regular breadcrumbs to coat my chicken anymore. Thanks so much for posting this recipe.
I wanted to help a few of you out who are saying it stuck and didn't crisp. I used a cookie sheet sprayed generously with Pam. When they were no longer moist, I flipped them. I found it needed to be cooked a little longer than the suggested time on here for the crispiness.
I'd give this 4.5 stars, if I could -- it really was VERY good. I used boneless, skinless breasts, and was only able to marinade them for about 2 hours, but they were nevertheless wonderfully moist and tender. Next time I'll plan ahead better and marinade them longer! The only wish I had, regarding these, was that the coating on the bottom could get as wonderfully crisp and crunchy as the top. I was afraid to roll them over for fear of rubbing off the coating. Maybe next time I'll try cooking them on wire racks?
I marinated the chicken overnight and it was very moist. The panko didn't really get crisp and brown like I thought it should so next time I'll put it on broil for the last minute. Delicious chicken! I used boneless breasts without any problem.
This is the best chicken! I use chicken tenders and soak them in buttermilk for at least overnight (sometimes 2 days). I line the pan with parchment paper and turn chicken over about 2/3 of the way through cooking (and spray the other side with Pam). I have made this exact recipe about 20+ times now and it's ALWAYS fantastic - can't recommend it highly enough. Kids and adults like this chicken. It's really easy and pretty much fail-proof and easy clean-up. The Panko breadcrumbs are a necessity.
My husband just tasted this and said "it's so moist I can cut it with a fork-- super moist!" It was my first run on the recipe. I served it with canned cranberry sauce, mashers and steamed mixed vegetables, with a ramikin of the mustard honey sauce fom another panko chicken recipe listed here. Delicious! Thanks!
Really tasty! Just had this for Father's Day lunch and it was a hit. Easy to make and full of flavor. I used a salt-free Mrs. Dash seasoning with the crumbs and did not miss the salt at all. I used 8 thighs and the crumbs and eggs were sufficient to coat everything. We'll make this again - might even try making chicken tenders or breasts this way. So moist.
Excellent recipe. I used corn flake crumbs instead of panko, only because it is what I have in the house. I did not realize that the chicken was supposed to sit in the buttermilk for 4 hours, so it only sat for one. I sprayed the foil lined pan with Pam, then turn the chicken over 15 minutes after cooking. I also used chicken breast tenders. The outside was nice and crunchy and the inside tender and juicy. This is the only way I'm oven baking chicken from now on.