Chicken Schnitzel


Chicken Schnitzel

Chicken Schnitzel recipe
Chicken Schnitzel After Frying
Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 1 hr
Yield: 6 servings

Here’s a great chicken dinner for any time of the year: Chicken Schnitzel. It’s basically pan-fried chicken that’s been pounded thin so it cooks fast and crispy. There are a million recipes. Here’s mine. Enjoy!


  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • ¾ cup breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup cornflake crumbs
  • Seasoning Salt to taste (about 1 tsp)
  • 2 tsp Tarragon
  • Flour (for coating chicken)
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • Oil for frying


  1. Pound the chicken breasts to a uniform ¼ inch thickness
  2. Mix breadcrumbs, cornflake crumbs, season salt and tarragon together in the first bowl
  3. Add flour to the second bowl
  4. Mix eggs and water together in a third bowl to make the egg wash
  5. Dredge the chicken first in flour, then egg wash, then in seasoned breadcrumbs
  6. Fry breaded schnitzel pieces until crispy brown, then turn and fry the other side.
  7. Remove to plate and serve

Pounding Chicken Breast to Flatten


Chicken Schnitzel ingredients
Ingredients For Chicken Schnitzel
floured chicken in egg
Egg Wash
breading chicken
Breading Chicken
Coating chicken with flour
Coating Chicken With Flour
frying Chicken Schnitzel
Frying The Chicken
Chicken Schnitzel
Chicken Schnitzel

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