Lemon Chicken Cutlet

My mom made things simple, but delicious, nothing fancy just good old home Italian cooking.


  • Lemon Sauce
  • 2 fresh lemons juiced and seeded
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil first cold pressed
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon of minced garlic”>garlic or garlic”>garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of dried oregano and 1/2 tablespoon of fresh chopped parsley
  • Mix together and set aside till the end.

Chicken preparation:

  • 4 boneless chicken breasts sliced 1/4 inch thin
  • 1 cup Italian flavored bread crumbs add 1/4 crumb grating cheese. Put in a flat plate
  • 1 egg beaten mixed with 1/2 cup water put in a bowl.

In a plastic bag add:

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon each of garlic powder,dried oregano, parsley,and basil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, pepper and cayenne pepper.


  • Shake chicken in flour mixture.
  • Dip each piece in egg then breadcrumbs.
  • Fry each piece in olive oil with a mixture of 2 tablespoons butter in pan, brown on both side, put into baking dish, keep warm in oven still serving on 200 degrees.
  • Pour Sauce over chicken and serve.


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Lemon Chicken Cutlet