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German Schnitzel Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Pork Schnitzel or Schweineschnitzel

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: German
Servings: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 4 pork cutlets, pounded lightly
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 3 Tbsp water
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 3 Tbsp peanut or vegetable oil
  • 1 lemon, sliced or cut into wedges
Directions
  1. Trim fat from cutlets and clip edges to stop edges from curling during cooking.

  2. Sprinkle cutlets with lemon juice and salt.
  3. Place 3 shallow bowl on counter. In first one, put flour. In second one, mix egg and water. In third one, put breadcrumbs.
  4. Coat schnitzel, first with flour, then egg, and then breadcrumbs.
  5. Heat butter and oil over medium heat in skillet.
  6. Fry cutlets until golden brown, about 3 minutes per side.
  7. Serve immediately, garnished with lemon slices.