Running out of iso-cooking ideas? Get the kids involved and make these easy Chicken Schnitzel skewers.

Here is what you will need: 

  • olive oil spray
  • 4 small chicken breast fillets
  • 11/4 cups panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup finely grated tasty cheese
  • 1/2 cup light whole egg mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp peri peri sauce (optional)
  • 1 cup cucumber, cut into chunks
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 4 cups cubed watermelon
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup low-fat ricotta
  • handful of mint, shredded


For the chicken schnitzel:

1. Preheat oven grill on high. Spray rack with oil and place over a large foil-lined baking tray.

2. Cut chicken fillets in half through the centre to make 2 thinner fillets.

3. Combine breadcrumbs, cheese and chives in a bowl. Season. Combine mayonnaise with peri peri sauce, if using, in a separate bowl. Spread top side of each fillet with 2 tsp mayonnaise mixture. Sprinkle evenly with breadcrumb mixture, pressing down firmly.

4. Place chicken, crumbed side up, on rack. Spray well with oil. Grill for 10-12 minutes or until golden, crisp and cooked through.

Once Schnitzel is cooked:

5. Alternate chunks of schnitzel, cucumber and tomatoes on bamboo skewers.

6. For the salad, mix brown rice, cucumber, watermelon, lettuce, and ricotta in a bowl.

7. in a separate bowl, mix mint and lime juice

8. Drizzle the lime dressing over rice salad and serve with skewers.

Serves: 4 | Prep time: 30 mins | Cook time: 15 mins 

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