• Serves 4
  • 45 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 16 Ingredients

A pub favorite in the comfort of your own home! Deliciously crispy chicken schnitzels with a rich mushroom gravy…perfect!

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 4 Chicken breast fillets, Halved
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 2 1/2 cups Breadcrumbs
  • 2 TBS Butter
  • 4 Spring onions, chopped
  • 1 clove Garlic, minced
  • 400g Fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 4 TBS Butter
  • 4 TBS Plain flour
  • 450ml Beef stock
  • 2 TBS Balsamic vinegar (to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp Black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • Olive oil


  1. Start by placing the halved fillets between 2 sheets of glad wrap and lightly pound with a rolling pin (or the likes) to flatten out until an even thickness
  2. Dredge each schnitzel in egg and then bread crumb, making sure to press on to coat evenly. Set aside on a baking tray
  3. Heat some oil over a medium heat, then cook the schnitzels in batches until the are all cooked through and nice and golden. Place onto a clean baking tray and place into oven to keep warm while making the gravy
  4. To make the gravy: Melt 2 TBS butter in a pan over medium-high heat and fry the onions until soft. Add the garlic and cook another minute.
  5. Add the mushrooms and cook 5-7 minutes or until golden and the liquid from the mushrooms has evaporated.
  6. Add the remaining butter and melt. Add the flour, stir to combine and cook for about 2 minutes, stirring continually.
  7. Add the beef broth, vinegar, thyme, sugar, salt and pepper. Whisk continually until the gravy is thickened
  8. Cover and simmer on low, stirring occasionally, for 5-10 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste

Notes... If you want to make this gravy into a creamy version, just add a few TBS heavy cream at the last step!
  • I would love this as we eat a bit of chicken schnitzel at home,love the mushrooms on top!


  • Just had this last night for dinner, absolutely delicious and the kids had seconds.


  • Chicken with mushrooms is always a yes from me! Definitely trying thia one!


  • Yum – mushroom sauce looks delicious


  • Two of favorites – mushrooms and crumb chicken. A regular dish in our household.


  • A simple, tasty meal idea, thanks.


  • love this recipe – it looks amazing and that mushroom sauce could be made to accompany any meat! – thank you so much for sharing


  • It looks like a really great dish and easy recipe to follow. Thank you.


  • oh yum, I’m up for anything with mushrooms


  • I like the idea of mushroom sauce on top tha ks for sharing this one will be trying it


  • I like the creamy version of the gravy for chicken schnitzel.


  • Looks very tasty. Love schnitzel. Something the kids would eat, too.

    • Schnitzel is a family pleaser here too!


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