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Fork with chicken kiev

How to Make Chicken Kiev

  • Author: Mila


Learning how to make chicken Kiev is actually quite simple. It is simply a breaded and stuffed chicken cutlet that is fried to perfection and oozes buttery goodness! What can be better?



Garlic Butter: 

  • 6 Tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 2 Tbsp Chives Chopped Finely (see note 1)
  • zest and juice of half a lemon
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 3 Garlic Cloves, Minced on a Microplane 

Chicken Kiev

  • 2 Chicken Breasts (78 Ounces Each) Thinly Pounded (see note 2)
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher or Sea Salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper freshly ground please
  • 1 egg and 1tbsp water lightly whisked with a fork
  • 1/2 cup of flour
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs 
  • Oil for Frying (see note 3)


  1. For the garlic butter filling, combine all the ingredients in a bowl and taste for seasoning, adjust as necessary.
  2. Place the butter mixture on parchment paper and form into a roll. Place into refrigerator until firm.


  1. Use scissors to cut up your chives much faster!
  2. Most butchers will pound out your chicken for you!  In fact even the meat counter in your grocery store will sometimes do it if you just ask nicely.