Crispy Breaded Egg Cutlets Recipe That You Need To Try!

What to do when you don’t feel like shopping, you don’t have time to cook, and still, you want to have a tasty dinner or lunch that will keep you full? Trying egg cutlets recipe may be a solution!

It’s super easy to make and you all you need to have in your fridge are eggs, onion, and breadcrumbs. Let’s face it- these are the things we usually have at home, even when there is nothing else left.

It’s hard to say whether crispy breaded egg cutlets (kotlety jajeczne) are traditional Polish food – I think they are popular all over the world. This dish has been made by my mom and grandma in Poland since I was a kid, so it tastes like home to me.

It’s vegetarian Polish food that you need to try at least once in your life. You will love it. Not only it tastes great but also it’s so fast to make!

What To Serve Egg Cutlets With?

Egg cutlets taste best with mashed potatoes and salad.

If you want to have them Polish-style, add:

How To Store Egg Cutlets?

You can store them in the fridge for up to 4 days.

Egg cutlets can also be frozen. Keep them in the freezer for up to 5 months.

After defrosting, fry them on the oil again to make them crispy. If you use the microwave or oven, they will be soft.

Crispy Breaded Egg Cutlets Recipe

Crispy Breaded Egg Cutlets Recipe That You Need To Try!

Crispy Breaded Egg Cutlets Recipe That You Need To Try!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 5 boiled eggs
  • 1 raw egg
  • 2 tablespoons of breadcrumbs
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 teaspoon of butter
  • oil, salt, pepper


  1. Finely chop an onion and fry it on butter until it's soft.
  2. Grate the boiled eggs.
  3. Add the raw eggs, fried onion, salt, and pepper.
  4. Form the cutlets (you should get about 5 from this portion).
  5. Coat each cutlet with breadcrumbs.
  6. Fry the cutlets on oil, about 4 minutes each side.
  7. Place them briefly on a plate lined with paper towels to drain off excess fat.


You can use chives or spring onions instead of onion.

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 234Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 376mgSodium: 365mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 14g

These data are indicative and calculated by Nutritionix

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