Easy chicken Kiev Recipe

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This easy chicken Kiev recipe is a classic! It doesn’t take long to make and produces garlic infused sauce inside each tender chicken breast. An all-time classic recipe and easier to make than you think – add as little or as much garlic as you want. This recipe serves 2 people and will take 35 mins to cook. Each chicken breast is coated in a crisp, breadcrumb and Cornflake based coating which makes it extra delicious. Serve with new potatoes, homemade chips and plenty of fresh greens too.


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 50g (1 3/4oz) unsalted butter, softened
  • 4tbsp parsley chopped
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • Seasoning
  • 50g (1 3/4oz) fresh white breadcrumbs
  • 25g (4/5oz) corn flakes, crushed
  • 2tbsp Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • 1tbsp plain flour, seasoned with salt and pepper
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1-2tbsp vegetable oil


  • Mix together the butter, parsley, garlic and seasoning. Place in the freezer for about 15 mins.

  • Pre-heat the oven to 200°C / 400°F / gas 6.

  • Cut a pocket along the length of the chicken breast with a sharp knife. Spoon the chilled butter into the pocket of each chicken breast. Pull the cut chicken over the butter to cover.

  • Stir together the breadcrumbs, corn flakes and Parmesan. Dust the chicken in the seasoned flour, then the beaten egg. Finally roll the chicken in the breadcrumb mix.

  • Place on a baking sheet and cook in the oven for 20-25 mins,

  • Serve with potato wedges and peas and carrots.

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