Baked Chicken Schnitzel Recipe

Discover the delight of our Baked Chicken Schnitzel! This crisp, tender, and healthful take on the traditional German dish is a showstopper at any dinner table. By baking instead of frying, our Chicken Schnitzel recipe presents a leaner, heart-friendly option without sacrificing the hallmark crunch and flavor. Prepared with a tantalizing combination of herbs and spices, and paired with a zesty lemon wedge, our Baked Chicken Schnitzel is a must-try for all food enthusiasts seeking a meal that’s both nutritious and delicious.

Recipe For Baked Chicken Schnitzel

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 4


  • 4 boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1.5 cups breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil spray
  • Lemon wedges for serving


  1. Preheat your oven to 200°C (390°F) and line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  2. Flatten the chicken breasts to 1/4-inch thickness using a meat mallet.
  3. In three separate shallow dishes, place flour, beaten eggs, and a mixture of breadcrumbs, paprika, salt, and pepper respectively.
  4. Dredge each chicken piece in flour, then dip into the egg, and finally coat with the breadcrumb mixture.
  5. Arrange the coated chicken on the prepared tray. Spray lightly with olive oil.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes, or until golden and crisp, flipping halfway.
  7. Serve hot with a wedge of lemon.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 350
  • Protein: 31g
  • Fat: 9g
  • Carbs: 36g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 2g