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A schnitzel is meat usually thinned by pounding which is then breaded and fried. Originated in Austria, the schnitzel is popular in many countries. This recipe makes perfect schnitzel that is juicy and tender, with a golden and crunchy coating. It could be served with mashed potatoes or salad.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Australia
Servings 2


  • 2 Large chicken breast
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 2 nos egg
  • 1 cup bread crumps
  • 1/4 tbsp black pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tbsp red chili flakes
  • 2 tbsp grated parmesan


  • Slice the chicken breasts horizontally to make two or three filets from one breast. Flatten the filets with a rolling-pin.¬†Season the fillets with salt and keep it aside for about 30 minutes.
  • Season flour with salt and pepper; and bread crumbs with parmesan, garlic powder, red chili flakes and oregano.
  • Arrange three flat plates. Place seasoned flour in one, bitten eggs in another and seasoned breadcrumbs for coating in the third one.
  • Coat the chicken pieces in flour and then dip it in the egg batter. Now coat the pieces with the breadcrumbs. Dust off the extra breadcrumbs.
  • Heat oil in a flat frying pan. When the oil is hot fry chicken schnitzels in it.¬† Cook until golden brown and crisp. Drain off the chicken pieces and keep it on the paper towel.
  • Serve hot with salad or mashed potatoes.


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