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8 Incredibly Quick Chicken Cutlet Recipes

When you need dinner fast, chicken cutlets are the ideal ingredient. A cutlet is essentially a chicken breast with the tender removed. It's then sliced horizontally and pounded into thin slivers. The wonderful thing about chicken cutlets is that they cook in a flash, and make busy weeknights so much easier. These easy recipes are ready in 30 minutes or less, and are tried and tested winners.

1. Chicken Katsu | Ready in 20 Minutes

Skip the takeout, and make this delicious crispy fried chicken at home. Serve with store-bought Tonkatsu sauce, or make Lucy's Quick Tonkatsu from the site.

Chicken Katsu

Chicken Katsu | Photo by Snacking in the Kitchen

2. Sandy's Chicken Saltimbocca | Ready in 30 Minutes

Prosciutto, chicken, and white wine -- this winning combination makes for the most simple and awesome Italian dinner.

Sandy's Chicken Saltimbocca

Photo by Allrecipes Magazine

3. Chicken Marsala | Ready in 30 Minutes

This fancy dish is quick enough for weeknights, and the perfect meal to whip together when guests drop by unexpectedly.

Chicken Marsala

Photo by Huynh Nguyen

4. Quick and Easy Chicken Piquant | Ready in 25 Minutes

This tangy chicken recipe is divine with a glass of white wine.

Quick and Easy Chicken Piquant

Photo by Lutzflcat

5. Crunchy French Onion Chicken | Ready in 30 Minutes

You're just ingredients away from this crunchy, punchy, fried chicken.

Crunchy French Onion Chicken

Photo by bd.weld

6. Sicilian Olive Chicken | Ready in 20 Minutes

This dish is made in one skillet, and simply delicious with a green salad

Sicilian Olive Chicken

Photo by Vahid

7. Spicy Garlic Lime Chicken | Ready in 25 Minutes

Pan-fried chicken with zingy lime, paprika, and cayenne is such a simple recipe, you'll wonder why you haven't tried it before.

Spicy Garlic Lime Chicken

Photo by Tammy Lynn

8. Tender Italian Baked Chicken | Ready in 30 Minutes

Mayonnaise is the secret ingredient in these wonderfully moist chicken tenders.

Tender Italian Baked Chicken

Photo by Molly

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About Vicky McDonald

Always looking for more cheese! I love to bake, potter about the garden, and drink lemony gin & tonics in the sun. I also blog at stasty.com.