Pan-Fried Chicken Schnitzel-Style

chicken schintzel

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
Olive oil

Preparation method

  1. 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.
  2. Season with salt and fresh cracked black pepper.
  3. Whisk the eggs and keep it aside.
  4. Mix the chopped herbs with the bread crumbs.
  5. Lightly coat each piece with all purpose flour.
  6. Dip each piece in the egg wash and then coat each piece with the herbed bread crumbs.
  7. Heat a pan to medium heat and fry the chicken in olive oil for 3 minutes per side.
  8. Serve with a potato mash and salad.