Chicken Cotoletta Recipe

Chicken Cotoletta Recipe

How To Make Chicken Cotoletta

Another chicken breast recipe pan-fried to a crisp, here’s the chicken cotoletta that are great meal options to pair with roasted potatoes or tomato salad

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 1lbchicken breast,boneless, skinless
  • ½cupall-purpose flour
  • 3large eggs
  • 2cupsbread crumbs
  • 2tbspparsley,fresh flat-leaf, chopped
  • 1clovegarlic,minced
  • 2tbspmilk
  • kosher salt,to taste
  • black pepper,to taste
  • ½cupparmesan cheese,grated
  • 2tbspunsalted butter
  • olive oil,for frying
  • lemon wedge,for serving


  1. Slice the chicken breast in half lengthwise to create thinner cutlets.

  2. Using the bumpy side of a meat mallet, pound the chicken until 1/4-inch thick.

  3. Add the flour, eggs, and bread crumbs to 3 separate, shallow dishes.

  4. To the dish with the eggs, add the parsley, garlic, and milk. Season with salt and pepper. Mix with a fork to combine.

  5. Add the Parmesan cheese to the bread crumbs and stir to combine.

  6. One piece at a time, coat the chicken cutlets in the flour, shaking off any excess, then the egg mixture, then the bread crumbs.

  7. Set the coated chicken on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and refrigerate for 1 hour.

  8. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.

  9. Add enough olive oil to come ¼ inch (6 mm) up the sides of the pan.

  10. Working in batches, fry the chicken until golden brown, about 3 to 4 minutes per side.

  11. Add more oil as needed for subsequent batches.

  12. Drain the chicken on paper towels to absorb any excess oil. Season with a pinch of salt.

  13. Serve the chicken with lemon wedges. The dish pairs well with pan-roasted potatoes and tomato salad.


  • Calories: 684.67kcal
  • Fat: 31.52g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.21g
  • Trans Fat: 0.37g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.85g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.85g
  • Carbohydrates: 53.55g
  • Fiber: 3.33g
  • Sugar: 4.26g
  • Protein: 44.38g
  • Cholesterol: 240.73mg
  • Sodium: 781.63mg
  • Calcium: 374.24mg
  • Potassium: 486.22mg
  • Iron: 5.25mg
  • Vitamin A: 185.99µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.47mg
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