Chicken cutlet recipes for quick-cooking, flavorful meals

You’ll often find chicken cutlets dredged in flour and cornstarch or covered in a more substantial coating of such ingredients as breadcrumbs and ground nuts. Put them on top of a salad, inside a sandwich or nestled in a delectable pan sauce. Here are a few ideas from our archives to get you started.

Lemon Chicken, above. This weeknight-friendly meal is elegant enough for an at-home date night or small dinner party (with your vaccinated friends). Lemon slices simmered in the pan sauce are a glorious finishing touch.

Easy Chicken Roll-ups. No need to always leave your cutlets flat! Turn them into eye-catching spirals loaded with spinach and Swiss cheese.

Spicy Chicken Parm. Save this one for a weekend dinner, with leftovers that make for a mean chicken Parm sandwich.

Quick and Crispy Chicken Cutlets. If you just want a base cutlet recipe that you can incorporate into your own creations, this one, featuring Dijon mustard and panko, is it.

Chicken Satay Sandwiches. The sauce and chicken can both be prepared up to four days in advance, meaning you can invest a little time up front so you can then put together a satisfying sandwich for lunch or dinner in a matter of minutes.