Crispy Chicken Cutlets


4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1/2 cup flour
kosher salt and black pepper to taste
3 tsp oregano
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2 eggs beaten
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
1 stick unsalted butter
3 tbs olive oil
1/2 cup dry white wine
Lemon wedges for serving
These cutlets may be served as is or with a sauce of your choice. Adding mozzarella cheese and a tomato sauce to the recipe will give you chicken Parmesan if you would like.


  • Place each chicken between two sheets of plastic wrap and pound with a meat mallet or heavy pan until about 1/4 inch thick.
  • Mix salt, pepper, flour, and oregano together and combine thoroughly.
  • In another bowl combine the bread crumbs and the Parmesan and mix well.
  • Coat the chicken breasts lightly in the flour mixture, knocking off excess, then dip in the eggs and finally into the bread crumb mixture.
  • In a large frying pan using medium heat add the butter and olive oil.
  • When the butter has melted add the chicken in batches and fry until golden and crispy on both sides. About 2-3 minutes per side.
  • Remove chicken breasts from pan and set aside.
  • Increase the heat under the pan to high, the add the white wine and using a wooden spoon scrape the bits from the bottom of the pan.
  • Cook until the sauce is well blended and slightly thickened.
  • Pour sauce over the chicken and serve.
  • Optional: You may place a fresh slice of mozzarella cheese atop each chicken breast, place under a broiler to melt and serve with tomato sauce to make chicken Parmesan.




20 min


15 min


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