Recipes June 28, 2022

Panko-Crusted Jam Chicken Bites



  • Canola oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon chicken stock
  • 3 cups panko breadcrumbs
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 4 large boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 2 pounds), cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 cup cherry jam or preserves
  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 9×13 pyrex baking dish



Step 1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Step 2

Whisk eggs in another bowl with 1 tablespoon chicken stock until well combined. Place the breadcrumbs in a large bowl.

Step 3

Place chicken pieces egg batter toss to coat, then toss in breadcrumb mixture and toss until completely coated. Shake off any excess breadcrumbs from chicken pieces. Place the breaded chicken pieces in your pan with warmed canola oil on high spacing them evenly apart. Repeat process until all the chicken is breaded. Turn chicken pieces until golden brown and chicken is cooked.  Place cooked chicken on top a plate covered with napkins to soack up excess oil.

Step 4

In a small bowl, stir the cherry jam and balsamic vinegar. Allow chicken to cool 10 minutes before serving with apricot mustard mixture.

Step 5

Place breaded chicken pieces into 9×13 Pyrex dish. Spread jam mixture evenly on top and cover with foil. Bake for 20 minutes.