Garlic Mushroom Chicken Bites

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Garlic Mushroom Chicken Bites


Garlic Mushroom Chicken Bites:

Garlic Mushroom Chicken Bites AT HOME

– 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
– 2 cups button mushrooms, sliced
– 4 cloves garlic, minced
– 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
– 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
– 2 eggs, beaten
– 1 teaspoon salt
– 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
– 1 teaspoon paprika
– 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
– 3 tablespoons olive oil
– Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)

#### Instructions:

1. **Preparation:**
– Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
– Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
– Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces and pat them dry with paper towels.

2. **Dredging Station:**
– In three separate bowls, set up a dredging station.
– Bowl 1: All-purpose flour mixed with salt and pepper.
– Bowl 2: Beaten eggs.
– Bowl 3: Breadcrumbs mixed with paprika and Parmesan cheese.

3. **Dredging the Chicken:**
– Coat each chicken piece in the flour mixture, shaking off excess.
– Dip the floured chicken into the beaten eggs.
– Roll the chicken in the breadcrumb mixture, ensuring an even coating.

4. **Cooking Chicken:**
– Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
– Add chicken pieces and cook until golden brown on all sides (about 3-4 minutes per side).
– Transfer the browned chicken to the prepared baking sheet.

5. **Preparing Garlic Mushrooms:**
– In the same skillet, add more olive oil if needed.
– Add sliced mushrooms and sauté until they release their moisture and become golden.
– Add minced garlic and sauté for an additional 1-2 minutes.

6. **Combining and Baking:**
– Spread the garlic mushroom mixture evenly over the chicken on the baking sheet.
– Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.

7. **Garnish and Serve:**
– Remove from the oven and sprinkle chopped fresh parsley over the top.
– Serve the Garlic Mushroom Chicken Bites hot with your favorite dipping sauce.

#### Cook Time Table:

| **Step** | **Time** |
| Preheat Oven | 10 minutes |
| Dredging Chicken | 15 minutes |
| Cooking Chicken | 8-10 minutes |
| Garlic Mushrooms | 5-7 minutes |
| Baking | 15-20 minutes |
| **Total Cook Time** | **Approximately 60 minutes** |

*Note: Cooking times may vary, so it’s always a good idea to check the doneness of the chicken using a meat thermometer. The internal temperature should reach 165°F (74°C). Adjust times accordingly based on your oven and stove settings.*

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