Chicken Schnitzel with Lemon

Chicken Schnitzel with Lemon

17 reviews, 4.4 star(s). 71% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

A Flavorful Germanic Meal


4 boneless, boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1/3 cups All purpose flour
1/2 tsps Salt
1/4 tsps Black pepper
2 large Eggs
1 cup Dry bread crumbs
1/4 cups Vegetable oil
2 tblspoons Butter
1 lemon; cut into wedges

Original recipe makes 4



In shallow pie pan or dish, mix together flour, salt and pepper. In second shallow dish or pan, beat eggs lightly. In third shallow dish or pan, place breadcrumbs.

One at a time, dip each chicken breast half first into the flour mixture, coating thoroughly and dusting off excess. Dip chicken breast next in egg, covering completely. Finally, coat chicken with bread crumbs. Place each breaded chicken breast half on plate or on small sheet pan.

In large, non-stick skillet, place vegetable oil and butter. Warm over medium heat. Place chicken in skillet, cooking while turning, browning very well on both sides, about two minutes per side. Transfer chicken to paper-towel-lined plate or sheet pan.

Serve with lemon wedges.


Republished with permission, National Chicken Council

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I made this dish last week, and it was most tasty. To get the coating to adhere to the cutlets, after breading place them in the fridge uncovered for at least 15 minutes
Imeraldgurl 1y ago

Corwin26 2y ago

Absolutely the most amazing schnitzel I've ever had. Great flavor and very moist.
melissadingle999 2y ago

clga 2y ago

admonsta 2y ago

Excellent flavor
Blunt1969 3y ago

Quite good. Second lot of chicken burnt a bit though
Cheekygirl1984 3y ago

Simple! I recommend double dipping the egg and crumb phases though...
CookingWithStef 4y ago

Classic, charming, and authentic, Good choice for dinner last night, indeed.
Firebyrd 4y ago

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