10 Amazing Chicken Cutlet Recipes Your Family Will Love

Chicken cutlets are great for cooking with for a number of reasons. For one, chicken is one of the tastiest and most affordable meats there is, with plenty of ways that it can be cooked and eaten.

10 Amazing Chicken Cutlet Recipes Your Family Will Love

Secondly, chicken cutlets are thin, which means they are easier and quicker to cook than larger cuts – perfect for a last minute meal!

And finally, chicken cutlets can be used in a wide variety of different and delicious dishes that your family will love. 

However, there are almost too many different chicken cutlet recipes that you can use, because it makes it much harder to choose.

They’ll all be tasty, but which will be the best for you?

Well, we’ve narrowed the choices down for you! In our handy guide below, you’ll find 10 of the best chicken cutlet recipes there are.

If you’ve got some chicken cutlets hanging around and you don’t know what to do with them, you’ll be able to find plenty of tasty use below!

There will be something for everyone, so get scrolling and get cooking. Read on!

Lemon Butter Chicken Cutlets

This delicious recipe for lemon butter chicken cutlets is perfect for a quick and tasty meal.

As with all chicken cutlet recipes, the fact that cutlets are thinner than chicken breasts makes them a lot quicker and easier to cook. 

On top of that, this recipe is perfectly simple because of its few ingredients!

All you’ll need besides the chicken cutlets and a little parsley is the ingredients for the lemon sauce itself.

For that, you’ll want to collect some butter (ideally unsalted, because salt will be added later), garlic, parsley, chicken stock, and (obviously!) some lemons.

On top of it needing few ingredients, the lemon sauce is also incredibly quick to make, taking just 5 minutes. 

If you follow all the instructions carefully, you’ll have the recipe prepared in 10 minutes, with the cooking taking a further (short) 20 minutes.

As a meal, it’s quick, simple, and delicious. I’m not sure anyone could ask for more? You can serve the juicy, citrus-y meal with some salad or mashed potatoes for added taste.

Chicken Cutlets With Creamy Pesto Sauce

This is another easy and quick chicken cutlet recipe that will leave you with delicious results that the whole family will love.

If you follow the instructions precisely, you should end up with four servings. On top of that, it’s gluten free, high in protein, and contains no eggs.

As for the ingredients, there’s a good handful, but they are all simple nonetheless.

With some salt and pepper, a tablespoon of olive oil, a bit of chopped onion and tomato, as well as cream and basil, you’re almost on your way to a tasty treat.

Of course, that isn’t to mention the quarter of a cup of pesto that is needed, giving it that garlic-like flavor.

Add to that a dash of white wine, and your meal will have a pleasant kick. 

Cajun Chicken Cutlets

You will have heard of plenty of cajun chicken recipes that use larger cuts of chicken, but you can do the same for chicken cutlets – and arguably far more easily!

If you like your chicken tasting garlicky and heavy on pepper, as well as having a smoky feel to it, then cooking the cajun way is the path for you and your family. 

There are few ingredients to this simple meal, and it takes just half an hour to make.

Among the ingredients are plenty of herbs and peppers. On the pepper front, you will need some ground black pepper, as well as a cayenne pepper.

The latter is a moderately hot chili pepper, and as a result your meal is going to be a little spicy – so be warned! You can serve the chicken with pasta.

Creamy Bacon Chicken Skillet

Though this is for a chicken breast, that’s essentially the size of a few thin cutlets.

On top of that, you will also need some bacon, whose grease is also used to cook the chicken in for added taste! 

Other than that, this is an easy and delicious recipe for a meal that the whole family will love.

The other ingredients include things like Dijon mustard for added kick, cheese to thicken the sauce, and various seasonings to give you an even greater range of flavors. When you’re done, you’ll have a succulent and tasty meal. 

Tandoori Chicken Aloo Cutlets

Though these work well as appetizers, you can easily present the cutlets with some extra sides to form a full and mouthwatering meal.

If you’re interested in Indian food (and who isn’t?) then this tandoori chicken cutlet recipe (You might also want to check out some Pork Cutlet Recipes) will be perfect for a hit of yogurt and spice with your meat. 

Though you will have to boil some potatoes, this recipe is fairly easy to follow, and offers a quick way to get a delicious dish.

The ingredients are by no means exhaustive, with elements such as coriander, cheese, and eggs all throwin into the mix to give you that tasty Indian final product that the whole family are sure to enjoy. 

Breaded Fried Chicken Cutlets

If you love your fried chicken, then having breaded fried chicken will be a great way to use your cutlets.

This is a quick and easy meal to make, despite how good it looks, meaning that your family will have their plates full in no time. 

There are a handful of ingredients that you will need, but none of them should prove too much difficulty to use.

Among these ingredients are some eggs and an ounce of cheese, as well as a bit of salt and black pepper for added seasoning.

On top of that, you’ll also need a cup of breadcrumbs in order to make the cutlet breaded. Serve with lemon and salad for extra tastiness . 

Sticky Grilled Chicken With Peach Glaze

Chicken is already delicious on its own, but when you add a peach glaze over it then it unlocks new areas of taste that you didn’t know you needed – giving it extra kicks of fruitiness and juiciness.

This makes the meal a perfect blend of contrasts, being both sweet and savory, as well as having just a hint of spice. 

This is an easy recipe involving a range of mouthwatering ingredients, like Dijon mustard and soy sauce.

However, you can’t ignore the peaches, which are the essential part of the recipe.

Not only do you need peach preserve in order to make the glaze, but also some full peaches that you can grill and serve with the chicken for some added variety. 

Italian Chicken Cutlet Sandwiches

Sandwiches are a deeply underused meal for dinner time, and one that your family is bound to love – especially when it’s got chicken cutlets in a delicious Italian style

As you will know, sandwiches are especially quick to make. Simply cook your chicken cutlets, then make a basil mayonnaise to slather them in.

On top of that, this easy to follow recipe will recommend roasted peppers and some cheese to round out this succulent and tasty sandwich.

For extra goodness, serve with some potato chips or a salad. 

Sun-Dried Tomato And Veggie Stuffed Chicken Cutlets

There are plenty of different recipes that involve stuffing your chicken cutlet, and this is a great one.

It’s always a good idea to stuff a piece of chicken, because it will make the various flavors of what you’re filling it with infuse much better into the meat. With this emphasized, spread taste, you’ll get the best of every part of the recipe. 

Though this meal can take a little over an hour to make, it will be worth it. With half an hour of preparation time, you’ll be using ingredients such as garlic and pepper, while also using shredded zucchinis and sliced onion, to create a delicious mixture that will be stuffed inside the chicken.

Then, as it cooks, the meat will help bring out the flavor of all those lovely additions even more so. 

Crunchy Chicken Cutlets

This lovely recipe is almost like the one earlier that used breadcrumbs, only now the coating is provided by cornflakes.

A delightfully unexpected twist on a classic chicken meal, this coated and crispy chicken is sure to have your family happy. 

With a cooking time of up to 2 hours, it won’t be the quickest cutlet meal, but it is guaranteed to be tasty.

There are few ingredients, as well, keeping it even simpler. When finished, serve it with lemon, tomatoes, or salad for extra satisfaction and healthiness.

Final Thoughts

Chicken cutlets are thinner than other cuts of chicken, which makes them easier and quicker to cook.

This makes them especially great for family meals. Read our guide to find the best for you!

Jeff Pratt
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