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Panko Fried Quail

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Appetizer
Keyword: quail
Servings: 4


  • 4

    quail breasts (8 pieces), filleted

  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups


  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten with 1 tbs water
  • 2 cups

    Panko bread crumbs

  • 1 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1 cup

    vegetable oil 


  • Salt the quail breasts and let stand at room temperature for 10 minutes.

  • Set up 3 bowls, one with the flour, one with egg and water mixture, one with Panko and ground pepper.
  • Dust the quail breasts in the flour, then dip in the egg mixture, (this is the Panko glue) and finally coat with the Panko.
  • This can be set aside or refrigerated until time to fry the appetizers.
  • Heat the oil to 350o F and fry for 1 ½ minutes per side.
  • Drain on a paper towel and serve while still hot.