Nonna's Chicken Cutlets Recipe

Chicken Cutlets Recipe by Nonna Romana. She can never make enough of these!


For 4 Person(s)

For the Cutlets:

  • 2 pounds chicken Cutlets, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup bread crumbs, plain
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons grated Pecorino cheese
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of fresh black pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • olive oil for frying
Nonna's Cheese Grater
Get one in La Bottega!
The New
Cooking with Nonna Cookbook:
A Year of Italian Holidays
is Available!  Get it HERE!



Get Yours HERE!!!


  1. In a plate beat the two eggs together with a pinch of salt to make an egg wash.
  2. In a flat plate mix the bread crumbs, cheese, garlic, parsley and a pinch of black pepper. Mix all the ingredients well together.
  3. Take each cutlet, dip it in the egg wash and then dip it in the bread crumbs mix until the cutlet is completely coated.
  4. Make all your cutlets and deep fry in a pan.
  5. Serve very hot.

Recipe Notes

 PS:  You cab substitute chicken with veal or beef.



Wednesday, 27 February 2019
I made it with a mix of both Nonna Romano's and Rosella's recipe. I added the fresh parsley and garl...
See Full Review >>
- justen44
Monday, 30 July 2018
I had them for dinner delicious! I loved adding the extra cheese :) - DonnaDeB
Thursday, 14 December 2017
This is my favorite meal on earth, cutlets with spicy hot roasted peppers and lots of good italian b...
See Full Review >>
- Tivadoc
Thursday, 14 December 2017
I put some grounded hot pepper flakes(to taste)in the breaded mixture to give it a little spicy zing...
See Full Review >>
- antonio.t
Thursday, 14 December 2017
That's my recipe also. My Sicilian mother always makes this way. - Jspondello

Would you like to become a member of La Famiglia at Cooking with Nonna? It is very easy to join and lots of great food will come your way! :)