Italian-style chicken cutlets are easy to make a dish. You can follow two techniques for its preparation: frying and baking, and both the practices are loved by everyone, especially by the kids. It is popularly served with mashed potatoes or french fries and salad. It is a complete meal and can be a treat for your belly and taste buds.
The Italian-style chicken cutlets are a quick recipe, and one can prepare it in a jiffy with just a handful of ingredients and be precise, just eight elements, and your dish is ready. This dish is finger food, and once you know how to cook it, you will find it so easy and delicious that you will not stop and cook the dish regularly, and your family will ask you to cook it more often.
The ingredients needed for this Italian dish are Fresh Raw Chicken Breast, plain refined flour, eggs, Parmesan cheese, parsley, garlic, homemade breadcrumbs, extra-virgin olive oil, salt, and black pepper, and that’s all. These are some of the most readily available ingredients in your kitchen pantry.
A Few Tips to make perfect Italian Chicken Cutlets are:-
a) We recommend you always use the whole Raw Chicken Breast instead of thin-sliced raw chicken breast. Just butterfly the entire chicken breast, and the slice would be 1 inch thick and juicy to eat.
b) Use a Generous amount of breadcrumbs, and we prefer if you make it at home with stale bread and give a great texture to your cutlets and make your dish crispy from outside and it would make it even more delicious.
c) These cutlets can be fried or baked, and both will give a crunchy and juicy feel, but while cooking, one should keep a few things in mind. For frying, use the extra virgin olive oil and fry them on medium heat, and it will make your chicken juicy and the outer crust crunchy; and you can also use clarified butter to fry since it has a higher smoking point than regular butter.
Breaded Chicken Cutlets Recipe – All Steps mentioned below.
It is the easiest recipe and can cook by callow, and a person has never cooked before. We have mentioned the steps below for the preparation of this recipe. These super-simple steps will you complete guidance for preparing this dish in a blink of an eye, and you and your family members will love the flavours and want more of it; start cooking it often. It is the best dish for any party, especially the kid’s birthday parties. Let’s get started with the steps of the recipe.
First Step: – Slice the raw whole chicken breast in a butterfly, dust the chicken breast with the flour, and add the required amount of seasoning to taste like salt and black pepper evenly on both sides of the chicken breasts. Make sure you remove all the extra flour from the chicken breast.
Second Step:- Now, take three eggs and add some seasoning to whisk them properly in a big bowl and then dip all the cutlets one by one in the eggs batter and generously dip them and coat them on both sides.
Third Step:- The essential Step is to Coat breadcrumbs evenly. Once you are done, keep the cutlets aside to rest and then repeat the process by dipping it again in the egg batter and giving it a final coat of bread crumbs. It is an essential step because the mixture of egg and flour will glue and stick the breadcrumbs with the chicken and keep your chicken juicy and moist.
Fourth Step. It’s time to cook the cutlets now!!
How to fry the Cutlets:-
Take a large pan and add extra virgin olive oil to it, and heat it till medium heat, put the cutlets in the pan and deep-fried them in medium heat until they are golden brown and make sure they are evenly brown from both sides and is cooked from inside cook it for 10 minutes at medium heat. Once they are correctly fries, remove them from heat and keep them on the kitchen paper to extract the extra oil. And plate it on a serving plate and serve it with some salad, french fries, and some lemon wedges.
How to make Baked Breaded Chicken Breast:-
Baking the breaded chicken cutlets will also give you delicious and excellent results, and if you are health conscious and looking for something tasty, you can try baking these cutlets. Preheat the oven at 180C for 15 minutes, and once the oven preheats, take out the tray and cover it with some oil generously so that the chicken does not stick to it and then paces the crumbed pieces of chicken breasts. Cook it for 20 minutes at 150C, and don’t forget to turn it around after halftime to cook it evenly.