Schnitzel is most commonly eaten with Spatzle and Gravy, Pommes (fries), or Schwäbischer Kartoffelsalat (German vinegar-based potato salad.
Some people also eat leafy green salad along with schnitzel as well.
Shnitzel can be just breaded chicken.
If the chicken is used to make the schnitzel then it's breaded chicken.
Although schnitzel can also be other meats as well such as very thin boneless cutlet from meat such as veal, pork or beef.
Chicken schnitzel is a breaded chicken filet, so if you get down to the nitty-gritty, they're the same thing.
How you serve it, meaning garnishes and accompaniments, is what turns a breaded filet into a schnitzel.
Schnitzel is a dish that uses a very thin boneless cutlet from meat such as veal, pork, beef or chicken.
The meat can be breaded and then deep fried or it can also be pan fried and then be used as breading or just be consumed without the bread.
Schnitzel is always made from a boneless cut of meat.
For weiner schnitzel, use boneless veal chops.
For pork schnitzel, use boneless pork chops.
And for a chicken schnitzel (less common), use boneless skinless chicken breasts.
"Schnitzel", for the uninitiated, is German for "cutlet" which is usually made with veal and thinly pounded, breaded and fried.
As for this schnitzel recipe, it is made with thinly pounded pork cutlets.