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Easy Pork Schnitzel

September 10, 2020

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Make this restaurant quality schnitzel with just 5 ingredients! Your kids can help pound, season, and coat the cutlets.

Try this healthy recipe and visit Healthy Hands Cooking to learn about our instructor opportunity and healthy cooking classes.

Makes: 8-9 servings, Time: 20-25 Minutes


  • 1 Pound Boneless Pork Cutlets – Thin Cut (about 8 or 9 pieces)
  •   Salt and Pepper
  • 1 Cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 2 Eggs, whisked + 1 Tbsp. water
  • 1 Cup Plain Breadcrumbs
  • 3 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil


Trim fat from cutlets.

Place cutlets in a large ziplock bag and pound until flat and very thin.

Season both sides of cutlets with salt & pepper.

Choose 3 small bowls and place flour in one bowl, eggs in the second bowl, and breadcrumbs in the third bowl.

Using a fork, dredge each cutlet through the flour, the egg, and the breadcrumbs coating everything on both sides.

Heat oil in a large nonstick pan over medium heat.

Fry cutlets on both sides until browned and cooked through.

Makes 8 – 9 servings.



Jan Pinnington

Jan Pinnington is the founder of Healthy Hands Cooking.