Delicious Swiss Chicken Cutlets in Wine Sauce

Welcome to my kitchen! Today, I’m excited to share with you my Swiss Chicken Cutlets in Oregano Wine Sauce Recipe. This dish is a twist on the classic chicken cutlets recipe, with the addition of swiss cheese and a mouthwatering oregano wine sauce that will tantalize your taste buds.

As a sommelier, I’m always looking for ways to elevate meals with the perfect wine pairing. That’s why I chose a dry white wine for this recipe. The herbaceous notes in the wine pair perfectly with the oregano and parsley used in the dish, creating a well-rounded flavor profile.

Whether you’re an experienced home cook or a beginner, this recipe is simple and easy to follow. Plus, it only takes 30 minutes to prepare and cook from start to finish – perfect for busy weeknights when you want something delicious and satisfying without spending hours in the kitchen.

So, grab your apron and let’s get started cooking up some Swiss Chicken Cutlets in Oregano Wine Sauce that will knock your socks off!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Swiss Chicken Cutlets in Oregano Wine Sauce
Swiss Chicken Cutlets in Oregano Wine Sauce

Are you looking for a dish that is wholesome, flavorful, and easy to make? Look no further! This Swiss Chicken Cutlets in Oregano Wine Sauce Recipe is sure to leave you rolling with contentment.

First of all, this recipe includes a variety of herbs and spices such as fresh parsley, black pepper, and dried oregano that gives the chicken cutlets a burst of flavor. Additionally, it incorporates dry white wine and chicken broth that brings depth to the dish. These ingredients when combined together form a magical symphony of flavors in your mouth that is sure to make you savor every bite.

What’s more, this recipe is incredibly easy and straightforward to make. With only a few simple ingredients required such as unsalted butter, all-purpose flour, swiss cheese slices, and boneless skinless chicken breast cutlets, you can impress your family or guests with an exquisite dish without breaking the bank.

Lastly, the versatility of this recipe cannot be overlooked! You can easily tailor it to suit your preferences; whether you want it more cheesy, spicier or richer in flavor by adding tomato sauce or tomato paste. Furthermore, it can be paired with a wide range of side dishes such as baked potatoes, mashed potatoes or any other dinner accompaniment you fancy.

In conclusion, I guarantee you that this Swiss Chicken Cutlets in Oregano Wine Sauce Recipe will be one of your family’s new favorites! So why not give it a try today and satisfy your cravings with an elegant and wholesome meal that truly hits the spot?

Ingredient List

 Savor the flavors of Swiss Chicken Cutlets with this recipe!
Savor the flavors of Swiss Chicken Cutlets with this recipe!

Let’s talk about the ingredients to create this delectable Swiss Chicken Cutlets in Oregano Wine Sauce recipe. You would need primarily chicken cutlets, unsalted butter, all-purpose flour, dry white wine, chicken broth, dried oregano, fresh parsley, black pepper, and Swiss cheese. The following ingredient list serves four people:

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (or 4 chicken cutlets 1/4 inch thick)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 oregano sprig and fresh parsley for garnish
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese (thinly sliced)

For the sauce:
– 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
– 2 teaspoons dried oregano
– 2 cups chicken broth
– 1/2 cup dry white wine
– salt and black pepper to taste

The ingredients are simple and easy to procure. The spices – dried oregano, parsley – give this recipe a unique flavor that elevates ordinary chicken cutlets to another level of deliciousness.

The Recipe How-To

 Satisfy your cravings with this savory dish.
Satisfy your cravings with this savory dish.

Here’s how to make this delicious Swiss Chicken Cutlets in Oregano Wine Sauce recipe!

Prep Time

  • 15 minutes

Cook Time

  • 25 minutes

Total Time

  • 40 minutes

Ingredients (for 4 servings)

  • 4 chicken cutlets, 1/4 inch thick
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 sprigs fresh oregano and fresh parsley
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese


  1. In a skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add cutlets and cook for about 3 minutes on each side, turning frequently until golden brown.
  2. Remove the chicken from skillet and transfer them onto a plate.
  3. Reduce the heat to medium-low.
  4. To the same skillet, add flour, dried oregano and black pepper. Stir well.
  5. Add chicken broth, white wine and bring it to boil while stirring constantly with a whisk to remove any lumps.
  6. Reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for about 5 minutes until the sauce is thickened.
  7. Return the cutlets into the skillet with the wine sauce, spooning some of the sauce over them.
  8. Top each cutlet with a slice of Swiss cheese and some fresh oregano leaves.
  9. Cover the skillet with its lid and cook for an additional 3 minutes or until the cheese is melted.
  10. Serve immediately hot, along with mashed potatoes or green beans as sides.

Ratatouille would be a great vegetarian pairing; its earthy flavors would complement perfectly with this recipe!

Substitutions and Variations

 The perfect dish for a cozy night in.
The perfect dish for a cozy night in.

One of the best things about cooking is playing around with different ingredients to create new and exciting flavors! Here are some possible variations you can make to this Swiss Chicken Cutlets in Oregano Wine Sauce Recipe:

– Cheese: If you’re not a fan of Swiss cheese, feel free to swap it out for your favorite type. Gruyere, cheddar, and mozzarella are all great options.

– Protein: Although this recipe calls for chicken cutlets, you can easily use chicken breasts or thighs instead. You could also try this recipe with pork chops or even salmon fillets.

– Herbs: If you don’t have oregano, you could use thyme, rosemary, or Italian seasoning instead. Or, if you’re feeling adventurous, try a combination of herbs!

– Wine: A dry white wine is best for this recipe, but you could also try using red wine or even beer for a different twist on the sauce.

– Flour: If you’re gluten-free, you can substitute the all-purpose flour with gluten-free flour or cornstarch.

– Vegetarian version: For a vegetarian version of this recipe, swap out the chicken cutlets for sliced zucchini or eggplant and use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth.

Don’t be afraid to experiment with different ingredient combinations to find your perfect dish!

Serving and Pairing

 The oregano wine sauce adds a beautiful pop of flavor.
The oregano wine sauce adds a beautiful pop of flavor.

Serve Swiss Chicken Cutlets in Oregano Wine Sauce hot, right off the skillet. The delicious aroma of dried oregano and white wine will fill your kitchen in no time, making your mouth water with anticipation!

This chicken cutlets recipe packs a cheesy punch, thanks to the slices of Swiss cheese melted on top of each cutlet. To balance out the richness, pair this dish with a side of roasted vegetables such as asparagus or green beans. The herby taste of oregano in the wine sauce makes it an ideal companion for these veggies.

For a heartier option, serve Swiss Chicken Cutlets in Oregano Wine Sauce with a bowl of buttery mashed potatoes that acts as the perfect canvas for the savory sauce. The soft texture of mashed potatoes complements the crunchy chicken cutlets perfectly!

White wines with herbaceous notes such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio would be perfect for pairing with this dish. Both complement and enhance the flavors in the sauce while not overpowering the subtle flavors of chicken and Swiss cheese.

In conclusion, whether served with fresh vegetables or mashed potatoes, this stuffed chicken cordon bleu recipe is a delicious way to enjoy Swiss Chicken Cutlets in Oregano Wine Sauce. Thanks to its versatile nature, it can be paired with many different side dishes and white wines creating an elegant dinner party meal option or weeknight supper satisfaction.

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Impress your dinner guests with this easy and delicious meal.
Impress your dinner guests with this easy and delicious meal.

Swiss Chicken Cutlets in Oregano Wine Sauce is a perfect dish to make ahead and store for later use. With its deliciously complex flavor profile, it’s just what you need to wow your taste buds during those special moments.

If you plan on making this chicken recipe ahead of time or have leftover cutlets, storing them is easy. You’ll want to store each chicken cutlet separately in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days. If you want to store them longer, package them in plastic wrap and freeze them for up to a month.

To reheat the chicken cutlets, preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and place them on a baking sheet or a roasting pan, bake for 15 minutes or until heated through. Alternatively, you can also microwave the chicken, but be careful not to overcook it as it could turn rubbery and dry.

The wine sauce can also be stored separately in the refrigerator for up to four days. Reheat the sauce in a small saucepan over low heat, stirring frequently until heated through. Once heated, pour the sauce over the reheated cutlets for that bold and flavorful kick.

Another tasty reheating option is to create a new dish using the leftover cutlets by adding tomato sauce and Swiss cheese along with some dried oregano for that stuffed chicken cordon bleu-like experience. Bake in the oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit until cheese has melted and attained that enticing golden color.

In summary, whether storing overnight leftovers or preparing days in advance, Swiss Chicken Cutlets in Oregano Wine Sauce remains that versatile dish that delivers on taste without compromise. So go ahead, explore your palate!

Tips for Perfect Results

 The juicy and tender chicken will melt in your mouth.
The juicy and tender chicken will melt in your mouth.

As a sommelier, I have tried and tested several recipes with wine sauce, and the key to getting it just right is in the execution. Here are some tips to make sure you get perfect Swiss Chicken Cutlets in Oregano Wine Sauce every time.

1. Use thin chicken cutlets: Aim for cutlets that are about 1/4 inch thick. This will ensure that they cook evenly and quickly. If you’re using thicker chicken breasts, slice them in half horizontally and pound them down to an even thickness before cooking.

2. Dredge in flour properly: When dredging your cutlets in flour, make sure they are evenly coated, but not heavily coated. Too much flour can create a gummy texture and can prevent a nice golden brown sear while cooking.

3. Get your skillet nice and hot: Before adding your chicken to the skillet, increase the heat so that it’s nice and hot. This will help create a good sear on the outside of the chicken and lock in all those delicious juices.

4. Don’t overcrowd the pan: When cooking your chicken cutlets, make sure there is enough space between them in the pan so that they cook evenly. Overcrowding the pan can cause the temperature to drop too much, resulting in overcooked chicken.

5. Finish with a simmer: Once you’ve seared both sides of your chicken cutlets, reduce the heat to medium-low and let them simmer in the wine sauce until fully cooked through. This will ensure that your chicken stays tender and juicy.

By following these tips, you’ll be able to achieve perfect Swiss Chicken Cutlets in Oregano Wine Sauce every time you make this delicious recipe.

Bottom Line

Now that you have all the information and details about this Swiss Chicken Cutlets in Oregano Wine Sauce recipe, I highly recommend that you give this dish a try. This recipe is perfect for a date night or a dinner party with friends and family. Trust me; your guests will be impressed by the amazing flavors of this dish.

What I love most about this recipe is its versatility. You can make so many variations; for example, you can stuff chicken cutlets with a slice of ham and Swiss cheese to make stuffed chicken cordon bleu. Or you can replace the chicken cutlets with baked chicken thighs to create a tasty baked chicken thigh recipe.

In conclusion, this Swiss Chicken Cutlets in Oregano Wine Sauce recipe is an easy-to-make yet incredibly flavorful dish that’s perfect for any occasion. With its mouth-watering taste and wide range of variations, you can never go wrong with this recipe. So what are you waiting for? Head to the grocery store today and grab all the ingredients needed to prepare this fantastic meal that will surely satisfy your taste buds!

Swiss Chicken Cutlets in Oregano Wine Sauce

Swiss Chicken Cutlets in Oregano Wine Sauce Recipe

Elegant and flavorful, Easy enough to whip up often for your family. Stylish enough to impress your guest, and yummy and easy enough to make it just for yourself -- Don't be fooled by the short list of spcies. the butter, wine, broth, oregano, and pepper fuse to make a fabulous burst of flavor.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Swiss
Calories 277.1 kcal


  • 2 slices swiss cheese, thin
  • 4 (4 ounce) chicken cutlets, 1/4 inch thick
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • chopped fresh parsley (to garnish)
  • fresh oregano sprig (to garnish)


  • Version 1: lot's of work, but impressive looking.
  • Cut each cheese slice in half; place 1 half on top of each cutlet.
  • Starting with the short end, tightly roll up cutlets, jelly-roll style.
  • Tie securely with string.
  • On waxed paper, combine flour and pepper.
  • Mix well.
  • Add cutlets; toss gently to coat.
  • In a large nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat.
  • Add cutlets; cook, turning frequently, until golden, about 3 minutes.
  • Add broth, wine, and dried oregano to skillet.
  • Increase heat; bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer thickened, about 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Remove string.
  • Garnish with parsley and oregano sprigs.
  • To prepare the chicken rolls, tightly roll up cheese-topped cutlets, then tie securely with string so the rolls hold their shape during cooking.
  • If cutlets are unavailable at your market, simply pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves between 2 sheets of waxed paper to a 1/4-inch thickness.
  • Version 2: Much easier to make, tastes just as good!
  • Follow directions as above, only don't bother to flatten the chicen or roll the cheese in side it.
  • Simplly coat plain chicken breast in the flour pepper mixture, fry in the butter and cook as above.
  • When chicken is almost done, top each brest with a half slice of cheese.
  • When cheese melts, it's done.
  • Very good served over rice.

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Serving: 201gCalories: 277.1kcalCarbohydrates: 4.8gProtein: 29gFat: 12.8gSaturated Fat: 6.8gCholesterol: 100.7mgSodium: 254.2mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 0.6g
Keyword < 30 Mins, Canadian, Cheese, Chicken, Chicken Breast, European, Meat, Poultry, Swiss, Very Low Carbs
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