Foolproof chicken cutlets

Foolproof Chicken Cutlets Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Gigi Eisenberg


This recipe is not for the seasoned cook, but for new cooks who need basic recipes that are hard to get wrong.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
20 Min


Add to Grocery List

boneless, skinless chicken cutlets
3 c
1 tsp
season salt
1 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
3 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1 c

How to Make Foolproof chicken cutlets


  • 1Heat oven to 350. Put flour, eggs and bread crumbs on 3 plates or in 3 containers. Add season salt, garlic powder and pepper to bread crumbs.
  • 2Dip chicken cutlets first in flour, then in egg, then in bread crumbs, coating evenly.
  • 3Put aluminum frying pan (oven proof, do not use nonstick pan) on stove on medium/high heat and add olive oil. Let heat up for 2-3 minutes. Add chicken cutlets and sear 2 minutes on each side until brown.
  • 4Take entire pan and place in oven for 15-20 minutes (if they are large, cook 20 min, if smaller, 15). chicken is done when juices run clear. Drain on paper towel.
  • 5Variation: Make them Italian style: After 5-10 minutes in oven, take pan out and add tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese to each cutlet. Put back into the oven for 5-10 minutes until cheese is melted.

Printable Recipe Card

About Foolproof chicken cutlets

Course/Dish: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtag: #cutlets

Show 1 Comment & Review

13 Cluckin' Great Chicken Recipes For Tonight's Dinner

13 Cluckin' Great Chicken Recipes for Tonight's Dinner

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Need some inspiration for tonight's dinner? Try one of these 13 cluckin' great chicken recipes.

15 Easy Chicken Dinner Recipes

15 Easy Chicken Dinner Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Craving an easy weeknight meal? Look no further. Check out these simply irresistible ways to dress up chicken for a delicious (and easy) dinner recipe!

Winner, Winner Have An Easy Chicken Dinner Tonight Recipe

Winner, Winner Have an Easy Chicken Dinner Tonight

Kitchen Crew

Chicken is my go-to when I just can't figure out what to make for dinner. Whenever I find myself wondering what to make, I grab a package at the market...