Just Perfect Fried Chicken Breast

This is the perfect fried chicken breast recipe. It is a quick and easy dish that is perfect for a family dinner. It can be made in just 10 minutes and is best served with potatoes or your favorite salad.

preparation: 10 minutes

making: 10 minutes

total: 20 minutes

servings: 2 breasts

nutrition: 212 calories per serving

cuisine: American


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • oil, for greasing
  • 2 tbsp of dark soy sauce alternative
  • black pepper, a pinch
  • ground paprika, a pinch
  • dried garlic, a pinch
  • ¼ cup of water


Chicken breasts on a chopping board, covered with cling film and levelled using a pestle

Place the chicken breasts on a chopping board, cover them with cling film and beat gently with a pestle to level the thickness of the fillet.

Chicken breasts seasoned with paprika, garlic and black pepper fried in a pan

Season on both sides with a pinch of paprika, garlic and black pepper.

Heat a frying pan with oil.

Place the chicken into the frying pan and fry on high heat for about two minutes on each side until nicely brown.

Chicken breasts fried with soy sauce and water in a pan

Pour in soy sauce and water.

Cover with a lid, reduce the heat and simmer for 3 minutes over medium-high heat.

Turn chicken breasts over, cover again and simmer for further 3 minutes.

Perfectly Fried Chicken Breasts on a plate

Your perfect chicken breasts are ready!

Perfectly Fried Chicken Breasts on a plate cut into a slices


Best served with potatoes or our green bulgur salad.