Panko Chicken Bites
4C Plain Panko Breadcrumbs
2 pounds chicken breast, boneless and skinless
2 cups buttermilk
1 7-ounce can of chiles in adobo sauce
2 cups 4C Plain Panko Breadcrumbs [ Or really spice it up with 4C Panko Chipotle ]
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
Oil for frying
Cut chicken breast into bite-sized pieces and place them in a medium-sized bowl.
Pour buttermilk and can of chiles over the chicken. Mix well to incorporate. Cover and let marinate in the refrigerator for 2-4 hours
In a separate bowl, mix together 4C Plain Panko Bread Crumbs, chili powder, salt, pepper, and paprika.
Remove chicken from the refrigerator and dredge the pieces in the bread crumb mixture for an even coat. Heat oil in a pan, and fry the bites until they are crispy and golden brown (about 2 minutes).
Drain on paper towels and garnish with an additional sprinkle of smoked paprika.
Serve with ketchup or your favorite chicken dipping sauce.