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Classic Schnitzel

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Classic Schnitzel

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Start to Finish 35 mins

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Coat pork cutlets with seasonings and then skillet-fry for this easy dinner. A creamy dill sauce is served on top.


  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 slightly beaten egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 -3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 6 4 - ounces pork sirloin cutlets (about 1/2-inch thick)
  • Lemon wedges (optional)
  • 1 recipe Sour Cream-Dill Sauce (see recipe below) (optional)


  1. In a shallow dish, stir together flour, garlic salt, celery salt, seasoned salt, paprika, and pepper. In another shallow dish, stir together egg and milk.
  2. In a large skillet, heat cooking oil. Coat each cutlet with flour mixture, then dip in egg mixture and again in flour mixture. Cook in hot oil over medium heat for 12 to 15 minutes or until browned and meat is thoroughly cooked, turning once. (Remove meat from skillet and keep warm while preparing Sour Cream-Dill Sauce, if using.) Serve with lemon wedges or sauce, if you like. Makes 6 servings.

Sour-Cream Dill Sauce


  • 1 1/4 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup dairy sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dillweed


  1. Pour chicken broth into skillet used for cooking cutlets. Over medium heat, scrape up brown bits in skillet. Bring mixture to boiling. In a small bowl, stir together sour cream, flour, and dillweed. Stir into hot broth in skillet. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Makes about 2 cups.

Nutrition Facts

(Classic Schnitzel)

Servings Per Recipe 6, vit. A (RE) 31, cal. (kcal) 254, pro. (g) 27, carb. (g) 9, sodium (mg) 242, calcium (mg) 40, Fat, total (g) 12, vit. C (mg) 1, chol. (mg) 108, sat. fat (g) 3, iron (mg) 1

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