Chicken Schnitzels with a Cheesy Mediterranean Topping

Chicken Schnitzels with a Cheesy Mediterranean Topping

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Here's another quick and tasty way to cook up chicken schnitzels by topping them with grilled brinjal and a cheese sauce.

  • Recipe serves4
  • Preparation time5 minutes
  • Cooking time45 minutes


  • 30 ml lemon juice
  • Cooking oil
  • 4 Crumbed chicken schnitzels
  • 1 Small brinjal, cut into thin slices lengthwise
  • 250 g Punnet cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 Garlic clove, crushed
  • ½ Cup Basil leaves
  • 1 KNORR Creamy Three Cheeses Sauce
  • 250 ml boiling milk
  • ½ Cup Grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salad leaves, to serve


  • Sprinkle salt over both sides of brinjal and leave to stand 10 minutes.
  • Rinse salt and juices off - this removes the bitter juice from the brinjal before cooking.
  • Preheat a griddle pan over medium heat.
  • Brush brinjal with oil and season then grill on the griddle pan for 5 minutes each side.
  • Remove to a plate and pour over lemon juice.
  • Bake or fry chicken schnitzels until done then set aside.
  • Place tomatoes in baking tray and top with garlic, salt and pepper and drizzle with a little oil.
  • Place under the grill for 7 minutes or until tomatoes are tender.
  • Prepare the KNORR Three Cheese Sauce using boiling milk and whisk well until smooth.
  • Place oven onto grill function
  • Place chicken schnitzel in a single layer onto an oven tray, arrange brinjal slices over and top with KNORR Three Cheese Sauce, basil, tomatoes and parmesan.
  • Grill for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Serve with salad leaves.