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5 Ingredient Easy Chicken Cutlets in the frying pan
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5 Ingredient Easy Chicken Cutlets

5 Ingredient Easy Chicken Cutlets are tender and moist yet crispy and are super simple to make on your stovetop.
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword Chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 398kcal
Author Christy
Cost $6


  • 2 eggs
  • 3 TBS Cream or milk
  • 2 cups breadcrumbs
  • 1 ½ Lbs Thin sliced chicken breast
  • Canola or vegetable oil for Frying


  • 1 Lemon


  • Coat saute pan with oil. Ideally, ¼ inch deep on medium-low heat.
  • Pat cutlets dry using a paper towel.
  • Lightly seanson with salt and pepper on both sides of the chicken cutlets.
  • Whisk eggs in a bowl with cream until smooth.
  • Dip cutlet into the egg mixture. Allow excess mixture to fall back to the bowl.
  • Coat the egg glazed cutlet in breadcrumbs.
    Making Chicken Cutlets
  • Repeat dipping and coating steps until all cutlets are coated.
  • Check the temperature of the oil by adding a drop of water. If it sizzles it’s ready!
  • Lay coated cutlets in the pan to fry for about 3-5 minutes.
  • Check underside for crispiness and color, then flip over to fry the other side. Approximately 3-5 minutes.
  • Transfer to a plate topped with paper towels to absorb excess oil.


  • Squeeze fresh lemon over the culets just before removing from the pan.


Calories: 398kcal