I live on my own and for the most part I find cooking for one really uninspiring. I will spend my days dreaming up and preparing delicious meals for my blog, but when it comes to supper time and feeding myself, I often could not be bothered. Supper for me is often just a functional meal. One where I know I need to give my body some quality nutrition, and I generally try and eat fairly simply. I sometimes feel like I’ve cooked a skinless chicken breast in every conceivable way and it regularly makes an appearance on my plate. Maybe because it’s fairly easy to cook a chicken breast, it can be flattened and quickly pan fried with peri peri and lemon, and served with a green salad, its is one of my favourite quick meals. Or maybe its because lean white meat is generally healthier, either way, you need to add a few things to make it more ineresting.
I love crunchy pieces of chicken with loads of flavour but really hate the mess and grease associated with deep frying. I wanted to make a crispy oven version of fried chicken. I also love Parmesan cheese and fresh herbs added to crumbs like with a classic chicken Parmesan, so these goujons are the result. You could leave it out, its totally optional. Continue Reading →