Crunchy parmesan chicken

Delicious Crunchy parmesan chicken Recipe

Succulent pieces of schnitzel are coated with panko breadcrumbs and parmesan for ultimate crunch and taste.
Crunchy parmesan chicken
Prep Time : 0:20 | Cook Time : 0:50 | Total Time : 1:10 | Serving : 4 person.


  • 1 cup dried panko breadcrumbs

  • 1/2 cup finely grated parmesan

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

  • 3 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind

  • 1 egg

  • 1/4 cup plain flour

  • 4 (550g) chicken schnitzel (uncrumbed)

  • Alfa One rice bran oil, for shallow-frying

  • steamed green beans, to serve

Tomato relish

  • 1 cup Fresh tomato sauce (see related recipe)

  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar

  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar

  • 2 teaspoons sweet chilli sauce


  • Step 1

    Combine breadcrumbs, parmesan, parsley and lemon rind on a plate. Season with salt and pepper. Whisk egg in a bowl. Place flour on a plate. Coat 1 piece of chicken in flour, shaking off excess. Dip in egg and coat in breadcrumb mixture. Transfer to a plate. Repeat with remaining chicken, flour, egg and breadcrumb mixture. Cover, refrigerate for 30 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, make Tomato relish: Combine tomato sauce, sugar, vinegar and sweet chilli sauce in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium. Simmer for 25 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat.

  • Step 3

    Add enough oil to a deep frying pan to come 5mm up side of pan. Heat over medium-high heat (see tip). Cook chicken, in 2 batches, for 5 minutes each side or until golden and cooked through. Drain on paper towel. Serve schnitzel with Tomato relish and green beans.

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