Crumbed chicken with spicy mayonnaise

Figuring out what’s for dinner on a busy workday can be a challenge, so we’ve removed the stress with this tasty crumbed chicken with spicy mayonnaise. It's quick, easy, and will satisfy even the fussiest eaters!

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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  • 2 tsp finely grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 cup finely grated parmesan
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup plain flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 12 chicken tenderloins
  • vegetable oil, for shallow-frying
  • 3 cups mixed salad leaves
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • lemon wedges, to serve
Spicy mayonnaise
  • 3/4 tsp piri piri seasoning
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup whole-egg mayonnaise


  • 1
    To make Spicy mayonnaise, combine ingredients in a bowl; season to taste.
  • 2
    Place lemon rind, parsley, parmesan and breadcrumbs in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, place flour; season. In a third shallow bowl; lightly beat eggs. Dust chicken in flour, then dip in egg, allowing excess to drip off, then coat in breadcrumb mixture.
  • 3
    Heat 1cm oil in a large frying pan over medium heat; shallow-fry chicken, in batches, for 1 minute each side or until golden and cooked through. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towel.
  • 4
    Toss salad leaves with lemon juice and serve with chicken; accompany with mayonnaise and lemon wedges.


The spicy mayonnaise can be made in the morning for dinner, while the chicken can be prepared up to the end of step 2; refrigerate, separately, covered.