Chicken Schnitzel

18 Apr

Schnitzel is a very familiar dish in Germany. It has its origin from Austria. Almost all restaurants in Germany and Austria has this menu. It is a easy recipe that children love it. Originally this recipe is made with Veal or Pork. Traditional it is served with German potato salad or cranberry Jam. The coating which is made , seals the juice of the chicken inside allowing to cook and stay tender and juicy while the outer layer is crispy.

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  1. oil – 50 ml
  2. Chicken Breast – 1 , Flatten the chicken with wooden hammer to 1 cm thickeness.
  3. Egg – 1
  4. All purpose flour – 3 Tsp
  5. Bread crumbs – 1/4 cup
  6. Salt for taste
  7. Pepper – 1/2 Tsp
  8. Lemon for garnishing
  9. Tomato Sauce


1. Place the chicken in a plate and season with salt and pepper on both the sides.

2. Add the flour in a plate and coat it in the chicken.

3. Beat the egg and pour half of it on top, to coat the  chicken. Sprinkle the breadcrumbs and gently pat it with spatula.Do it for the other side.

4. In a pan add the oil and cook for 5 minutes each side. 5. Now serve with lemon and tomato sauce.


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  1. uma

    April 18, 2010 at 6:57 pm

    term schnitzel is new.. ..
    looks delicious!

  2. subhie

    April 19, 2010 at 3:02 am

    term schnitzel is new to the dish looks really v tampting..frst time u have ni collections of recipes..will keep visiitng!

  3. SathyaSridhar

    April 19, 2010 at 3:47 am

    Chicken schnitzel looks great and crispy … I like all chicken dishes that too fried one likes lot….

  4. Sushma Mallya

    April 19, 2010 at 6:35 am

    Hi sridevi, so nice to know you through sathya, …u really got a fantastic blog, loved most of the dishes you posted and this one too….and this has got such a unique name, but def must be very delicious….will surely visit your lovely space here on…..take care and have a great day