Chicken Schnitzel with Noodles

"A very quick and delicious meal that, and this is a bonus, looks attractive as well. I'm sure this is a recipe that can be adapted in many ways. It came from a Woman's Day magazine. My prep time is merely guess work. I guess I should have timed myself."
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  • Preheat oven to 250°.
  • Cook noodles according to package directions, adding peas during last 3 minutes of cooking time; drain.
  • Lightly beat eggs with milk.
  • Place flour in bowl.
  • In separate bowl combine breadcrumbs, mustard, salt and 1 tsp.
  • lemon pepper.
  • Sprinkle 1/2 tsp.
  • lemon pepper over chicken.
  • Lightly coat each cutlet with flour, dip into egg mixture, then coat with breadcrumb mixture.
  • In nonstick skillet heat 1/3 cup oil over high heat.
  • Add chicken, in batches; cook, turning once, until browned and cooked through, 2-3 minutes per side, adding more oil, if necessary.
  • Transfer to oven-proof plate; cover with foil.
  • Keep warm in oven.
  • Toss noodles with butter, parsley and remaining lemon pepper.
  • Serve chicken and noodles with sliced lemon, if desired.

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  1. ratwoman
    We really enjoyed these. They were flavorful and filling. Have never had schnitzel so don't know how true to form these are. They were easier to make than I thought (I tend to shy away from recipes with very many steps). I was surprised that the chicken was not the least bit dry (I am very good at overcooking chicken!). I will serve these again but not often because of the fat content. Thanks for posting this!
  2. jmeadows
    This is a HUGE family, friend, and visitor favorite at my house. I was so glad to see it posted here! When I make it I have to double it so I get to eat some too!! My little sister just requested I make it for her birthday. My husband also enjoys leftovers with cheese as a sandwich the next day. I do find it a bit time consuming and messy (dip, dip, dip) but WELL worth the effort!
  3. Carolyn Baksa
    I have made this several times and I think it is delicious. I tend to make the noodles later in the recipe, however, or else they always get done much more quickly than the chicken. It is a great dish!



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