German Chicken Schnitzel

German Chicken Schnitzel Recipe

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Nancy J. Patrykus


You have probably eaten German
Weiner Schnitzel, using veal.
Here is another version using chicken breasts.


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10 Min
10 Min


  • 2
    pounds, chicken breasts.split,boned and skinned
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    dry bread crumbs
  • 1/3 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 dash(es)
  • ·
    lemon wedges for serving

How to Make German Chicken Schnitzel


  1. Flatten chicken to 1/8 inch.
    Combine flour and seasonings, coat chicken.
    Dip into combined egg and water,
    coat with combined cheese and crumbs.
  2. Chill 30 minutes.
    Fry in butter 6 minutes.
    Turning once.
    Serve with lemon wedges.
  3. I have made these,
    using those round butter crackers, crushed.....
    because I was out of bread crumbs.
    Turned out real tasty.
    A nice alternative,you might like to try.
  4. Great with mashed potatoes, and green beans.
    Food for the Gods!

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About German Chicken Schnitzel

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom
Hashtag: #german

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