Chicken Schnitzel is a boneless meat, thinned with a meat tenderizer, coated with flour, beaten eggs and bread crumbs, and then fried. A popular food in many countries, it is made from veal, chicken, beef, turkey, or pork.In German-speaking countries, the term Schnitzel means escalopes (cutlets), not just bread crumbed, fried escalopes such as Wiener Schnitzel.
Chicken Breasts -2
All purpose flour-1/2 cup
Bread Crumbs-1 cup
Dried herbs (thyme, basil, rosemary or fresh)-2 tbsp
Salt and Pepper to taste
- Cut each chicken breast in half and place between two pieces of plastic wrap and pound them evenly with a butcher’s mallet until they are 1/8 of an inch thick.
- Season with salt and fresh cracked black pepper.
- Whisk the eggs and keep it aside.
- Mix the chopped herbs with the bread crumbs.
- Lightly coat each piece with all purpose flour.
- Dip each piece in the egg wash and then coat each piece with the herbed bread crumbs.
- Heat a pan to medium heat and fry the chicken in olive oil for 3 minutes per side.
- Serve with a potato mash and salad.