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Chicken cutlets: cooking technology and best recipes


0.3-1.3 hours2-4 servings150-220 kcalLow complexity

A good housewife knows a thousand and one recipes for the preparation of meatballs: meat and vegetable. But the most tender, beloved by all members of the family are chicken cutlets. To make them not only tasty, but also useful, you need to know a few tricks. Well, of course, stock up on a couple of the best, proven recipes.

Meat requirements

The best cutlets will be made from chicken pulp. Do not use the skin, it will affect the taste of the dish. The most useful is the meat of young chicken, it is really rich in such important components as iron, magnesium, protein, and B vitamins.

It is not in vain that chicken meat is an obligatory "participant" in the diet menu. There are no carbohydrates, and a small amount of fat is concentrated only in the skin. Therefore, if you like crispy fried skin, this addiction will affect your weight.

But on the wings the skin is not oily, so it is better not to remove it from this part of the chicken.

The most delicious chicken is homemade. If you have the opportunity to purchase meat from farmers, it is better to do so. Unfortunately, chicken from the supermarket can be stuffed with antibiotics, and this not only reduces the quality of the products, but also affects the taste.

Heat Treatment Options

There are several options for preparing a dish: chicken cutlets can be fried, steamed, in a slow cooker, in an oven, put out.

  • Steam chicken cutlets are the most useful and simple to prepare. It is enough just to form the cutlets, decorating them with the addition of greens and carrots, in just twenty minutes in a double boiler you will get a dietary, healthy dish that kids will especially enjoy.
  • In the oven, cutlets also cook quickly enough: no more than half an hour. A little water is added to the baking sheet, once the cutlets will need to be turned over.
  • In the slow cooker there are several modes suitable for cooking cutlets: "steamed", "frying", "baking", "stewing".

Most often, cutlets are fried, but this is not the most healthy and useful option. In addition, after fried meat food, heartburn often occurs. Therefore, it is better to try baking the cutlets, and gradually switch to steam cooking. This will be the best heat treatment option.

Baked potatoes in the oven, prepared according to the recipe, which you can find on the pages of our website, are perfect for delicious chicken cutlets.

Delicious recipes

You can cook chicken fillet cutlets according to many recipes, we have chosen the most popular.

Fast chicken cutlets

Product Composition:

  • 500-550 g of minced chicken (we twist the fillet into minced meat);
  • 2 tablespoons of starch;
  • 1 chicken egg;
  • 50-80 g of milk;
  • vegetable oil;
  • 1 onion;
  • a pinch of salt;
  • pepper / seasoning (to taste).

Spread the pre-cooked minced chicken in a bowl. Peel, wash and finely chop the onion. Add the egg and seasonings to the minced meat. Add milk and onion, and then starch. All mix well.

Pour vegetable oil onto a heated skillet. Form small, elongated cutlets. It’s easier to do this with wet hands. Fry on each side for five minutes (until golden brown).

Chicken cutlets with juicy cabbage

Perhaps the best recipe for minced meat. At the same time, cutlets do not need breading.

Product Composition:

  • 700-800 g of chicken breast;
  • 700-800 g of cabbage;
  • 2 onions;
  • 1 chicken egg;
  • salt / pepper / seasoning;
  • some lemon juice;
  • half a glass of natural yogurt;
  • 1 tbsp. l starch;
  • mix of chopped greens.

Through a meat grinder, you need to roll chicken breasts and onions. Finely chop the cabbage with a large sharp knife. Well squeeze the juice. Mix the minced chicken with the resulting cabbage puree. Mix well, pepper, season, salt. The minced meat should be left in the refrigerator for an hour.

Formed small burgers are fried in a pan. Squeezed cabbage juice is also useful to us: mix it with yogurt, lemon juice and starch, warm it up. It remains only to pour the patties and sprinkle with fresh herbs.

Chicken cutlets with cabbage

Delicious steam cutlets

The following recipe is healthy and healthy, great for baby food. Making steam cutlets!

Product Composition:

  • minced chicken (from breast) - 1 kg;
  • 2 chicken eggs;
  • salt;
  • 2 medium potatoes.

Boil potatoes, mash. Beat eggs well and add to mashed potatoes, also mix and salt. You can add greens. Mix the mixture with freshly ground minced chicken.

Form small round patties, put in a double boiler for 25-30 minutes.

Steamed cutlets

Chicken Chicken Cutlets

This is a recipe for low-fat chopped chicken cutlets that will perfectly decorate the holiday table.

Dish ingredients:

  • 500-550 g chicken;
  • 3 slices of white bread;
  • 70 ml of milk;
  • 1 onion;
  • 1 chicken egg;
  • salt / pepper / seasoning to taste;
  • a quarter spoonful of nutmeg.

Cut the chicken fillet very finely with a knife. Chop the onion too. Soak the bread in milk, remove the crust, squeeze. Stir in chicken, egg, onion and bread in a bowl. Add salt and seasonings, nutmeg. Knead the dough thoroughly.

Cover the pan with parchment, grease it with vegetable oil using a cooking brush. You can use a silicone mat. Cook cutlets in the oven for 20 minutes. Then we turn it over and cook another 10 minutes. The dish is ready!

Homemade chicken cutlets

Chicken Cutlet Tips

If we have a whole chicken, and we have to separate the fillet ourselves, it will be easier to do this:

  • two segments of the chicken wing are removed, only the largest bone remains;
  • skin is removed, the edge of the bone is cleaned with a knife;
  • incising along the ridge, fillet is removed with a knife;
  • fillet is cut into two parts.

You can make cutlets with a surprise - add delicious toppings. This may be: prunes, bell peppers, carrots, nuts, pickles with fried onions, parsley with butter and cream cheese, quail eggs, cheese and olives. Delight loved ones with an original recipe!

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Chicken cutlets - a favorite dish with the whole family, which every time can be done in a new way. It cooks quickly, many ingredients are not required, and juicy filling is almost always appropriate - whether it is an egg, cabbage, vegetables. And from the video of the culinary master classes, you will find out what the perfect chicken cutlets look like.

Enjoy your meal!