Crispy & Juicy Chicken Schnitzel Recipe Is Ready in 20 Minutes by 30Seconds Food

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Crispy & Juicy Chicken Schnitzel Recipe Is Ready in 20 Minutes

Schnitzel is a very thin slice of meat that's been pounded out then breaded and fried. Schnitzel can be made with pork, veal, beef, turkey or chicken. The meat is crispy and delicious!

This easy schnitzel recipe uses chicken breast, and it's ready in only about 20 minutes. Serve this easy, crispy chicken recipe with your favorite side dishes or vegetables.

Cuisine: European
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 


Here's how to make it:

  1. Put the flour into a bowl. Beat the eggs and milk or water together in another bowl. In a third bowl, add the breadcrumbs and paprika. Season the flour and breadcrumbs with salt and pepper, to taste. 
  2. Pound the chicken between two pieces of plastic wrap until very thin. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet
  3. Dip the chicken into the flour, then into the egg, then into the breadcrumbs. Fry in the hot oil until golden brown on both sides and cooked through, about 2 minutes per side. (You may have to fry the chicken in batches.) Serve hot with lemon wedges, if desired.

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Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
OMG, we love schnitzel. And this chicken recipe is so easy and delicious! #yum
Reminds me of my favorite German dinner.
Schnitzel is such a great traditional European meal 😋

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