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Schweineschnitzel – Fried Pork Cutlets

Servings 4 4oz Slices


  • 4 4 oz slices pork shoulder
  • Oil for frying
  • 3/4 C flour
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 C breadcrumbs panko works well
  • salt and pepper
  • lemon slices for garnish


  • Thin the pork with a tenderizing hammer until each slice is about 1/8 inch thick.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Heat the oil in a heavy, shallow skillet on medium.
  • Dredge the slices of pork in flour and allow to rest for 5 minutes.
  • Coat the pork with the eggs.
  • Dredge each piece through the bread crumbs.
  • Fry in oil until golden brown on each side.
  • Garnish with a fresh slice of lemon and serve.


Recipe by : Connie Murray @ happybellyfoodie.com