Surely, this is the most seriously special schnitzel you'll see this side of Stuttgart. (Say that ten times fast.) Chicken is breaded in crispy panko, then baked to perfection, with a serving of Brussels and shallot on the side. But that's not the seriously special part. Ricotta and cream cheese, whipped perfectly with a touch of ranch seasoning, tops the schnitzel like it was born there. Maybe it was? We said this schnitzel was special.
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You Will Need
Medium Oven-Safe Pan
Before You Cook
Prepare the Ingredients
Trim bottoms off Brussels sprouts and halve vertically (quarter if larger than a ping-pong ball).
Peel and slice shallot into ¼" rounds. Separate rounds into rings.
Stem and mince parsley.
Pat chicken breasts dry, and season with a pinch of salt and pepper.
Roast the Vegetables
Place Brussels sprouts and shallot rings on prepared baking sheet and toss with 2 tsp. olive oil, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper.
Massage oil into vegetables, then spread into a single layer.
Roast until slightly charred and crisp-tender, 18-22 minutes.
While vegetables roast, bread chicken.
Bread the Chicken
Place flour, liquid egg, and panko onto three separate plates or bowls. Mix parsley into bowl with panko.
Place one chicken breast in flour, shaking off excess, then liquid egg, letting excess egg drip off. Finally, coat chicken breast with panko, pressing gently to adhere.
Repeat with second chicken breast.
Sear and Roast Chicken
Place a medium oven-safe pan over medium heat and add 2 Tbsp. olive oil. Carefully, add chicken to hot pan and cook until golden brown, 2-4 minutes.
Flip chicken, place pan in oven, and roast until chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 4-8 minutes.
Rest chicken at least 5 minutes.
Finish the Dish
In a mixing bowl, add ricotta, cream cheese and ranch seasoning (to taste) and mix vigorously until completely smooth.
Plate dish as pictured on front of card. Bon appétit!