Pork Schnitzel (cutlets) Recipe Video

A must try dish!


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings2
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Lean pork1 Pound (from the loin or leg)
 All purpose flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Ground black pepper1 Teaspoon
 Egg1 , beaten
 Milk2 Tablespoon
 Dry bread crumbs2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Butter1 Tablespoon
 Canola oil/Vegetable oil1 Tablespoon
 Lemon1 , cut into wedges

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 910 Calories from Fat 287

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.6%

Saturated Fat 10.4 g52.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 277.6 mg

Sodium 2473.8 mg103.1%

Total Carbohydrates 89 g29.8%

Dietary Fiber 6 g23.9%

Sugars 4.3 g

Protein 64 g127.8%

Vitamin A 7.1% Vitamin C 41.5%

Calcium 17.6% Iron 50.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Cut pork into 4 equal pieces.
2. On a dampened plastic film, place pork slice. Cover it with another plastic, and pound it into a 5-6 inch thin layer.

3. Lay out three plates. On the 1st plate combine all purpose flour, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
4. In a bowl, whisk egg and milk. Pour it on the 2nd plate.
5. On the 3rd plate, lay breadcrumbs.
6. Now, coat pork piece first with flour, then dip it in egg wash, and finally with breadcrumbs.
7. In a large skillet, heat butter and canola oil until butter begins to foam. Place pork slices on it and cook until schnitzels brown on both sides. Work in batches, do not overcrowd the skillet.

8. Squeeze fresh lemon, and serve schnitzel with tartar sauce.