Za'atar-Crusted Chicken Schnitzel

  • fairydragonstar Posted: 12/28/08
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    I had not tried Zatar seasoning before and DH & I loved it...the nice thing was that it was an easy dish to make for only 2 people...I did have left over breading but I just saved it and made the chicken again the next week

  • avivaleah Posted: 12/06/08
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    A great tasting chicken dish! I enjoyed using panko crumbs and za'atar spice for the first time. I had to increase the amounts for the coating process probably by at least double most likely because I had huge chicken breasts. I did end up with some leftover coating crumb mixture though.

  • SnickelFritz Posted: 12/04/08
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    This recipe came together quickly and easily. It was simply delicious! I followed the recipe exactly except that I only had a 1/3 of the panko for the recipe, I thought I had more so I subsituted plain bread crumbs. This recipe will deffinetly go into heavy roation in our family.

  • skylarc Posted: 12/17/09
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    This is a terrific recipe. I made it for company and they left with a copy of the recipe and a baggie of za'atar!

  • Trishomaha Posted: 03/04/09
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    We agree with all the other reviews. We loved it at our house! It's easy to cut down to two portions - other than reducing ingredients I made it exactly as written. The extra squirt of lemon to finish just added an additional wonderful flavor. My husband kept remarking on

  • JJ1916ohio Posted: 10/27/10
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    Really good. I think I would increase the amount of za'atar and sesame seeds next time for just a little extra added flavor. The lemon was the perfect touch and the chicken came out cooked perfectly. Served with potato cilantro tunisian brik (also on myrecipes) and a mixed veggie which I tossed with a bit of olive oil and additional za'atar. Now I just need to find more recipes with za'atar since I have a huge bag left lol.

  • Belanos Posted: 05/20/11
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    This is pretty tasty, and easy to prepare. It does work best if you get everything ready to go before you start breading the chicken. I used whole-wheat panko, and it's best right after it comes out of the oven; if you have leftovers, the panko loses its crunchiness. The first time I made this, I left out the sesame seeds (I forgot to buy them) but they were in the za'atar I had. I've also substituted Ethiopian berbere for the za'atar (omitting the sesame seeds), and this would be good with other spice blends as well.

  • saracat Posted: 03/19/12
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    This was very good; I really liked the taste of the zaatar blend. I pounded my chicken breasts to tenderize and facilitate even cooking and served with brussels sprouts. I will make again.

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