Baked Chicken Schnitzel Recipe

Baked Chicken Schnitzel is a delectable and wholesome dish that will satisfy your cravings for a crispy and flavorful meal. This German-inspired recipe features tender chicken breast coated in a golden breadcrumb crust, baked to perfection for a healthier twist. The combination of juicy chicken and crunchy coating creates a delightful texture and taste. Whether served as a main course or a delightful sandwich filling, Baked Chicken Schnitzel is sure to please your taste buds and impress your guests with its irresistible flavors.

Recipe For Baked Chicken Schnitzel

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Cooking spray


  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Place the chicken breasts between two sheets of plastic wrap and gently pound them to an even thickness.
  3. In a shallow dish, combine the breadcrumbs, flour, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  4. Dip each chicken breast into the beaten eggs, allowing any excess to drip off, and then coat it evenly with the breadcrumb mixture.
  5. Place the breaded chicken breasts onto the prepared baking sheet and lightly spray them with cooking spray.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the coating is crispy and golden brown.
  7. Remove from the oven and let the chicken rest for a few minutes before serving.
  8. Serve the Baked Chicken Schnitzel with lemon wedges and your favorite sides for a delicious meal.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 260
  • Total Fat: 7g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.5g
  • Cholesterol: 135mg
  • Sodium: 400mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 16g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 1g
  • Protein: 32g