Asian Chicken Schnitzel with Broccoli: Easy Summer Dish!

Updated: 11.07.2022 – 17:13

Perfect for warm summer days
Easy Asian Chicken Schnitzel with Broccoli


Photo: EAT CLUB / Isabell Triemer

The best recipe for a hungry stomach: try Asian Chicken Schnitzel with Broccoli!

This recipe is just what you need on warm summer days. It’s light, balanced and really tasty. And it also looks really nice and is guaranteed to taste good for the whole family. Read on and be amazed at how it works!

Ingredients for 4 servings:

  • 400 g of broccoli (or broccoli florets)
  • 1 red chili pepper
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 piece of ginger (about 3 cm)
  • 2 tablespoons of cashew nuts
  • 50 g of cashew nuts
  • 75 g Panko (Japanese bread crumbs)
  • 2 eggs
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 large chicken breast fillets (about 250 g each)
  • 200 g of basmati rice
  • 5 spoons of oil
  • 75 ml of soy sauce
  • 2 sprigs of mint
  • 1 tablespoon of agave syrup

Approximately per serving:

  • 665 calories
  • 25 grams of fat
  • 60 grams of carbohydrates
  • 45 grams of protein

And this is how it is done:


  1. First, wash and cut the broccoli. Clean the chili pepper, seeds, wash and cut into thin strips. Peel the garlic and ginger, chop them finely. Chop approximately 2 tablespoons of cashew nuts.
  2. Finely chop 50 g of cashew nuts, mix with panko. Beat the eggs with salt and pepper. Pat the chicken fillets dry and cut each one in half horizontally.
  3. Cook rice according to package directions in boiling salted water. Dip the chicken schnitzel first in the egg, then in the crumb mixture. Roast the chopped cashew nuts in a hot pan, remove. Heat 3 tablespoons of oil in a pan. Fry the schnitzel in it for about five minutes on each side.
  4. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a large pan. Fry the broccoli in it for about five minutes. Fry the garlic, ginger and chilli for a while. Coat with soy sauce and 75 ml of water and boil for about four minutes.
  5. Wash the mint and cut into strips. Drain the rice. Stir the syrup into the broccoli. Cut the schnitzel into slices. Serve with broccoli and rice. Sprinkle with roasted cashews and mint. Finished!


Well, if that wasn’t too easy and really delicious… We’re talking about simple and delicious: In addition to our Asian Chicken Schnitzel with Broccoli, try the Chicken Breast with Creamy Lemon-Garlic Sauce or the Peruvian Lime Chicken with coriander. Both recipes convince with delicious sauces and excellent cooking. It’s worth a try.


Did you already know? Chicken is always a popular part of a low-calorie diet because it contains many vitamins and minerals. It also has a very good fat composition, making it easy to digest. In addition, it is versatile and simply delicious. An all-encompassing truth!

And while we’re on the subject of chicken… we’ve rounded up our favorite chicken recipes for you in our gallery. Feel free to take a look, maybe there is one or the other recipe for you.

Do you know the difference between broccoli and broccoli? No? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered: Broccoli is sometimes referred to as “little broccoli,” but it’s not a new version of broccoli, as the name might suggest. While regular broccoli has thick stems and densely packed crowns, broccoli has thinner, sweeter stems with looser florets, some soft leaves and bright yellow flowers.


And so that you can really enjoy our Asian chicken schnitzel with broccoli in an uncomplicated way, in our video we also show you the most common mistakes when cooking rice that you should avoid. Nothing can go wrong now:



Have fun trying it and bon appetit!


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