Chicken Schnitzel

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

20 min

Makes

4 servings

Chicken Schnitzel

Photo: Maya Visnyei

Who could say no to a hot, crispy homemade chicken schnitzel? Kids and parents alike will love this easy-to-whip up dinner.


Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts , butterflied or pounded to 1/4- to 1/8-in. thick
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 cups panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup ground flaxseed
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 cup canola oil

Instructions

  • Season chicken with salt. Place flour in a shallow bowl. In a second shallow bowl, beat eggs together with mustard. In a third shallow dish, combine panko, flax and chili powder.
  • Dredge chicken first in flour, then in eggs to moisten, and finally in panko to coat. Lay chicken on a baking sheet and repeat with remaining chicken pieces. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a large frying pan on medium heat. Working in batches, and adding remaining oil as needed, fry chicken for 2 min per side or until crumbs are golden and chicken is cooked through.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 442,
  • Protein
  • 44 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18 g,
  • Fat
  • 21 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 468 mg.

Originally published in the June 2014 issue. Photo by Maya Visnyei.