Basic Oven-Baked Chicken Schnitzel (Chicken Schnitzel Recipe)

Chicken schnitzel recipes with breadcrumbs – how to make healthy baked chicken schnitzel in the oven at home in 10 steps.

Easy oven-baked chicken recipe to cook German schnitzel with breadcrumbs and boneless chicken breast.

Learn in this video how to make healthy chicken schnitzel in the oven with a German schnitzel recipe of boneless chicken breast!

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What ingredients do I need for baked chicken schnitzel? ❓

1) 1.5 kg/52 oz of chicken breast fillet (view how to fillet chicken breast)
2) 250 ml / 8.5 fl oz of buttermilk
3) salt and ground white pepper to taste
4) 1/2 tsp of garlic powder or 1-2 grated garlic cloves
5) 1/2 tsp of Provence spice mix (optional)
6) 1/2 tsp of hot chili pepper powder (optional)
7) 2-3 tbsp of all-purpose flour
8) 2-3 tbsp of breadcrumbs
9) some olive oil or sunflower oil

How to make baked chicken schnitzel from scratch? ❓

Basic Oven-Baked Chicken Schnitzel (Chicken Schnitzel Recipe)

1) remove skin and bone from chicken breast, then cut the chicken breast to get fillets
2) place buttermilk into a flat dish, then season it with salt and pepper to taste
3) add garlic powder and Provence spice mix to taste into the dish, then combine ingredients (you can also add hot chili pepper powder if you like spicy food)
4) coat chicken breast fillets with flour
5) pass each chicken fillet through spiced buttermilk
6) pass each chicken breast fillet through breadcrumbs
7) put the chicken schnitzel on a tray coated with baking paper
8) sprinkle chicken schnitzel with some olive oil
9) put the tray in the oven at 180 C/360 F and bake the schnitzel until coating from chicken breast fillets becomes golden
10) flip schnitzels, sprinkle again some olive oil, and bake them until the chicken schnitzel is golden evenly

Cooking tips about the oven-baked chicken schnitzel recipe ?

Schnitzel is one of the juiciest food recipes featuring meat. It’s prepared with various flesh types such as veal, pork, and chicken.

Chicken schnitzel can be prepared with chicken breast, chicken legs, and chicken wings.

Usually, schnitzel is fried in abundant vegetable oil or butter. Some people don’t like eating too much oil or butter, so baked schnitzel is the best choice for them.

This oven-baked chicken schnitzel recipe is very tasty because of the rich flavors offered by the used spices.

Compared to classic schnitzel cooking, this recipe uses very few oils, so one could say that baked schnitzel is healthier. However, in my opinion, the idea that classic schnitzel has a lot of oil is rather a myth if prepared CORRECTLY. What do I mean?

Maybe you have seen and even ate schnitzel floating in oil, but this is because it wasn’t cooked well, respectively the frying temperature was incorrect and/or the oil wasn’t drained well at the moment when the schnitzel was taken out from the pan.

Needless to say, when you’re cooking baked schnitzel, you don’t have to deal with suchs things.

I recommend you serve baked chicken breast schnitzel while it’s still warm. You can prepare almost any side dish to match chicken schnitzel with breadcrumbs.

Most often, I prefer to eat German schnitzel with mashed potatoes, French fries, simple rice pilaf, or risotto.

A fresh vegetable salad is also highly recommended when eating schnitzel.

Chicken schnitzel goes well with white wine, but a cold beer is a good choice as well.

Can I cook baked chicken schnitzel with chicken legs instead of chicken breast? ❓

Yes, you can proceed in the same way, but I recommend to separate the chicken leg quarters into the chicken thigh and chicken drumstick for better baking.

Enjoy it!

More chicken breast schnitzel recipes

Chicken breast schnitzel in the pan

Chicken cordon bleu

Read more about the schnitzel origins here.

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