Chicken schnitzel

Everyone loves a good schnitty.

  • 20 mins preparation
  • 8 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
  • Print
Nothing says classic pub meal like a chicken schnitzel and your favourite pub grub tastes even better when homemade. So whip one up, turn on the footy and enjoy!
Got vegetarian friends coming? We've also got a chickpea schnitzel with winter slaw or a whole selection of schnitzel recipes?


Chicken schnitzel
  • 2 chicken breasts, halved horizontally, pounded
  • 1/2 cup flour, seasoned
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup dried breadcrumbs
  • 3/4 cup grated parmesan
  • 20 gram butter
  • oil, for shallow frying


Chicken schnitzel
  • 1
    Dust chicken in flour, shaking off excess. Dip in egg, then coat in combined breadcrumbs and parmesan, pressing firmly. Chill for 15 minutes.
  • 2
    Heat butter and oil together in frying pan, until bubbling. Cook chicken for 3-4 minutes each side, until golden and cooked through. Drain on paper towel.
  • 3
    Serve schnitzel with salad or steamed greens.


You can also use pork, turkey steaks or chicken thigh fillets (pounded).

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