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Chicken Cutlets on a serving tray

5-Ingredient Chicken Cutlets (Crazy Easy)

These crispy chicken cutlets are the definition of comfort food. Use them as a topper for salads or pasta, an entree, or protein for a sando!
Course Meats
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken cutlets, chicken recipes, chicken tenders
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 242kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 3 large chicken breast about 1.5 lbs
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 1/2 cups panko crumbs
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic parsley salt adjust to taste
  • 2 eggs


  • Cut the chicken breasts in half lengthwise. Using a meat tenderizer, pound the chicken breasts until each one is about 1/3-inch thick.
    tenderized chicken on a cutting bord
  • On a large plate, combine the parmesan cheese, panko bread crumbs, and garlic parsley salt.
    Ingredients for the chicken coating
  • In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs together until smooth.
    eggs whisked in a bowl
  • Dip the chicken into the whisked eggs, followed by a dunk in the breadcrumbs.
    chicken dipped into coating
  • Preheat a skillet with oil over medium heat. Cook the chicken cutlets on each side for about 3 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F. Enjoy over pasta, rice, or sandwiched between two pieces of bread with your favorite toppings!
    Chicken Cutlets. frying in a pan


Calories: 242kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 133mg | Sodium: 977mg | Potassium: 476mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 178IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 140mg | Iron: 1mg