Crispy Chicken Cutlets

These crispy chicken cutlets from Southern Living  taste very very similar from a certain closed -on -Sundays fast -food chain that I love so so much :). A secret ingredient for these tasty crispy chicken cutlets is the Dill pickle juice!

Try these today believe me…

Crispy Chicken Cutlets

  • Servings: 16
  • Difficulty: easy
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Source: Southern Living


  • 8 (4-0z.) chicken breast cutlets, cut in half crosswise
  • 2 cups dill pickle juice from jar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup self-rising cornmeal mix
  • 3/4 cup fine,dry breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup peanut oil


  1. Combine first two ingredients in a 1-gal ziplock plastic freezer bag. Seal bag, pressing out most of the air, and chill for 8 hours.
  2. Whisk together eggs, and 3 Tbsp. water in a shallow bowl. Combine cornmeal mix and next 3 ingredients in a second shallow bowl. Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade; sprinkle chicken with salt. Dip chicken in egg mixture, and dredge in cornmeal mixture, pressing firmly to adhere.
  3. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, and cook, in batches, 2 to 3 minutes on each side until done.



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