Classic Chicken Schnitzel fried in Super High Oleic Safflower Oil


30 mins
10 mins
Classic chicken schnitzel on a plate with salad



  • 500g chicken tenderloins
  • 2 cups Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1-2 cups Plenty Safflower Oil

Green Salad

Your choice of leaves and salad items + dressing and mayo on the side

(See our fabulous dressing and mayo recipes on the Plenty website, Recipe section!)


  1. Gently pound each section of the chicken tenderloin to tenderise the fibres and until each piece is about 1cm thick.
  2. Season the flour with half a teaspoon of salt and pepper and mix through.
  3. Mix the parmesan cheese and panko bread crumbs.
  4. Dip each piece through a) The seasoned flour, b) the egg wash, c) The breadcrumbs.
  5. Heat oil and wait until it sizzles a little.
  6. Fry the chicken tenderloin 2-3 minutes on each side until golden brown.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

Plenty super high oleic “heart smart” Safflower Oil is available in store at Woolworths.

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  • Use enough oil to shallow fry the chicken. In a small pan, use ½ cup of Plenty Safflower oil. In large pan, use at least 1 cup.
  • You can double up the recipe quantity and make sandwiches the next day.
  • Home-made mayonnaise is fabulous with this recipe and we have some great mayo recipes on the Plenty website!