For a different take on crispy pan-fried or baked breaded chicken or fish, try breading with ground canned deep-fried onions (the sort that grace green bean casserole). cheesecake17 dips chicken in egg mixed with a bit of Dijon mustard, then in equal parts fried onions and crushed cornflakes before baking. HillJ uses equal parts onions and panko, and says, “If you like a crunchy crust on your fish or chicken—this is it.” dockhl riffs on buffalo wings by dipping chicken in Frank’s Red Hot Sauce, then crushed fried onions, baking until crispy, and dipping in blue cheese dressing. bear notes that pan-frying at hotter than medium heat can burn the onion crumbs.
Board Link: Canned fried onions as breading