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Delicious Homestyle Chicken Schnitzel Recipe

A deliciously crispy and flavorful breaded chicken cutlet that can be served as a main course or in sandwiches, makes homemade chicken schnitzel is a classic choice.

Chicken schnitzel stacked on a plate with one chicken piece cut open.

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The key to a delicious schnitzel lies in the quality of the ingredients used. It starts with a good quality chicken cutlet that is tender and juicy. The breading also plays a crucial role, providing the crispy texture and flavor that makes schnitzel so irresistible.

Why You Will Love Making Homestyle Chicken Schnitzel

Our homestyle recipe uses simple ingredients that you most likely already have in your pantry. It’s all about bringing out the natural flavors of the chicken without overwhelming it with heavy seasoning or sauces. We believe that the star of this dish is the chicken itself, and our recipe highlights its deliciousness.

Overhead view of Chicken schnitzel.

In addition to being delicious, our homestyle chicken schnitzel recipe is also easy to make. With just a few simple steps, you can have a flavorful and satisfying meal on your table in no time. Plus, it’s a great way to elevate a basic chicken cutlet into something special that your family and friends will love.

Chicken schnitzel stacked on a plate.


  • Chicken breast, boneless (3 pieces)
  • Meat Tenderizer
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 3/4 cup flour, all purpose
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Vegeta or your favorite seasoning
  • 1 egg, scrambled
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil

Delicious Homestyle Chicken Schnitzel Recipe

Jane and Sonja
Recipe for making classic chicken schnitzel: a deliciously crispy and flavorful breaded chicken cutlet.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 Meat Tenderizer


  • 3 pieces Chicken breast, boneless
  • 3/4 cup flour all purpose
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Vegeta
  • 2 tbsp Oil


  • Cut chicken breast into 2-3 pieces (depending on the size of the chicken breast).
  • Gently hammer chicken breast pieces on a cutting board with a meat tenderizer. Turn and hammer the other side.
  • Add a pinch of salt and Vegeta (or your favorite seasoning mix) to each side.
  • Scramble 1 egg in a small bowl.
  • Mix equal parts bread crumbs with flour.
  • Add a thin layer of oil to the frying pan. Preheat oil on medium. Add a touch of flour to the oil, if it sizzles, the oil is ready. Do not over heat the oil.
  • Dip chicken into egg mixture, then into flour mixture. Coat all sides.
  • Transfer to the pan.
  • Cook the first side for 5 minutes.
  • Turn the pieces and cook for another 7-8 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and enjoy.
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Full Of Flavor And Easy To Make

Our delicious homestyle chicken schnitzel recipe brings together simple ingredients and techniques to create a dish that is full of flavor and easy to make. With its crispy exterior and tender, juicy chicken inside, it’s sure to be a hit with your family and friends. So why not try making it at home for your next meal? We promise you won’t be disappointed!

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