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Chicken Schnitzel Recipe Jagerschnitzel

➡️ I guess you never heard about the chicken schnitzel recipe Jagerschnitzel…Why? Because this is a version with chicken of the famous German schnitzel recipe Jagerschnitzel which is breaded pork schnitzel topped with mushroom gravy. The recipe is simply perfect for those who like chicken schnitzel or the combination of chicken and mushrooms.

➡️ The authentic chicken schnitzel recipe comes from the southern German region of Bavaria whose cuisine is mostly known for its hearty stews and alpine cheeses. However, one of the best dishes to come out of this region is Jagerschnitzel. Traditional Jagerschnitzel is a bit different, but the recipe was adapted to appeal to a wider audience and today the modern chicken Jagerschnitezl recipe has conquered the hearts of gourmets all over the world!

➡️ Skinless boneless chicken breast is today one of the favorite ingredients to cook a quick and tasty dinner. If you like it too, this chicken schnitzel recipe is perfect to turn into a dinner that everyone will like. Watch the cooking video below and learn more about cooking the chicken schnitzel recipe Jagerschnitzel! 👌

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Video – How to Make Chicken Jagerschnitzel from Scratch

➡️ Jagerschnitzel is a German schnitzel recipe. It is traditionally made with pork, rarely beef or veal served with a thick mushroom sauce made from scratch. The schnitzel can be served as a main dish or as a sandwich. When the Jagerschnitzel is served as the main dish, it comes traditionally with a side of red cabbage and potato salad.

➡️ I’ve adapted the authentic recipe by using skinless boneless chicken breast instead of pork. The result is at least as good as the traditional German recipe.

➡️ In fact, the combination of juicy chicken schnitzel and the refined mushroom sauce on top is so delicious that you will definitely put this chicken schnitzel recipe at the top of your preferences in 2023!



➡️ Below are listed the needed ingredients and the cooking methods. Enjoy cooking the chicken schnitzel recipe Jagerschnitzel from scratch!

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What ingredients do you need to cook chicken schnitzel Jagerschnitzel? (recipe for 4 servings)

Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Fillet

1) 800 g/28 oz of skinless boneless chicken breast (4 chicken fillets/one per serving)
2) 3 tbsp of all-purpose flour
3) 2 eggs, beaten
4) 3 tbsp of medium-granulated breadcrumbs
5) 200 ml/7 fl oz of vegetable oil for frying the chicken schnitzel
6) 2 tbsp of olive oil for the mushroom gravy
7) 60 g/2 oz of red onions, finely chopped
8) 250 g/9 oz of canned mushrooms, rinsed and drained well
9) 300 ml/10 oz of chicken stock
10) 1-2 tbsp of cornstarch
11) 1 small parsley leaves bundle, coarsely chopped

What is German schnitzel?

➡️ German schnitzel is a type of breaded and fried pork cutlet that originated in Germany. It’s commonly served with a variety of sauces, such as mushroom sauce, tomato sauce, white sauce, or eaten plain. This type of schnitzel is commonly found nowadays also in restaurants outside of Germany. Today, in Germany is served breaded schnitzel as the main course, usually accompanied by a side dish with potato or rice.

📖 Read more on Schnitzel.

What is Jagerschnitzel?

➡️ Jagerschnitzel is a typical German pork schnitzel prepared of breaded pork chops and topped with creamy mushroom gravy. Today, the dish is prepared also with skinless boneless chicken breast.

How to Make Chicken Jagerschnitzel Step by Step

Chicken Schnitzel Recipe Jagerschnitzel

➡️ Eager to know how to cook chicken schnitzel Jagerschnitzel step by step? The recipe is very tasty and easy to cook, so I wholeheartedly recommend it! Below are listed the steps required to cook the chicken schnitzel recipe Jagerschnitzel.

Total Time: 30 minutes

1) Cut the skinless boneless chicken breast into thin fillets

Unpack the chicken breast, then cut thin fillets for better cooking (see how to fillet chicken breast for schnitzel).

2) Coat the chicken fillets with flour

Spread the flour on a plate, then coat the chicken fillets evenly on both sides, finally shake off the excess flour.

3) Coat the chicken fillets with egg

Break the eggs in a bowl, beat them with a fork up, then coat the chicken fillets with egg all over

4) Coat the chicken fillets with breadcrumbs

Spread the breadcrumbs on a plate and coat the chicken fillets on both sides evenly, when ready shake the excess crumbs off.

5) Place the chicken schnitzels into hot oil

Pour the vegetable oil for frying into a pan, wait to heat up over a medium-high temperature, then place the chicken schnitzels inside and fry them until golden on the bottom side (about 3 min).

6) Flip the chicken schnitzel and fry them until evenly golden brown

Flip the chicken fillets and fry them evenly golden (about 2 min).

7) Take out and set the chicken schnitzels aside

Take the chicken schnitzel pieces out of the pan, drain the hot oil well, and set them aside to a paper towel to absorb the remaining oil.

8) Prepare the pan for the mushroom gravy

Wash the pan, then pour the olive oil and wait to heat up over a medium temperature.

9) Fry the onions

Place the red onions into the pan and fry them until slightly glassy (1-2 min).

10) Add the mushrooms to the pan

Place the drained mushrooms into the pan and continue frying for 1-2 min or until the mushrooms are lightly golden.

11) Add the chicken stock and season the gravy

Pour the chicken stock into the pan, then season the ingredients with some salt and ground black pepper to taste.

12) Simmer the gravy

Simmer the mushroom gravy until pretty low (about 5 min).

13) Complete the mushroom gravy

Add 1-2 tbsp of cornstarch or as needed and continue simmering while stirring until thick (1-2 min).

14) Serve the chicken schnitzels

Place the chicken schnitzels on separate plates.

15) Top the chicken schnitzel with mushroom gravy

Top each chicken schnitzel piece with 1-2 spoons of mushroom gravy.

16) Sprinkle over chopped fresh parsley leaves

Sprinkle some chopped parsley over the mushroom gravy and serve the chicken Jagerschnitzel immediately.

6 PRO Tips For The Chicken Schnitzel Recipe Jagerschnitzel

  • cut fillets from chicken breast only if it is medium or large in size, in case they are smaller, cook them as they are to avoid excessive drying of the meat
  • although you can use any type of breadcrumbs in this chicken schnitzel recipe, I prefer a medium-grained variety for perfect texture
  • fry red onions just enough to become slightly glassy and stir them frequently while frying because this variety of onion tends to burn quickly
  • after rinsing, drain the canned mushrooms well to avoid the sauce being too watery, and use a large amount of cornstarch
  • serve the schnitzel as soon as possible after it is ready because the fried chicken breast begins to harden on cooling and will no longer be juicy
  • the use of parsley is not absolutely necessary, however, I recommend sprinkling it over the sauce both for appearance and extra flavor


➡️ Enjoy cooking chicken schnitzel recipes from scratch!


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