Panko-Crusted Pork Schnitzel

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Panko-Crusted Pork Schnitzel
Panko-Crusted Pork Schnitzel
Maryse Chevriere

Panko-Crusted Pork Schnitzel

This tasty version of pork schnitzel is a great weeknight main course — fast, easy, and fun to make after one of those long days at the office when you need to let out a little aggression.

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2
Servings
1035
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
2 cutlets

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless pork cutlets
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cups panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • Lemon wedges, for garnish

Directions

Place the pork cutlets in individual Ziploc bags. Using a mallet or the back of a saucepan or pot, flatten the pork until it is about ½-inch thick. Remove from bags and season liberally with salt and pepper on both sides.

Set up your breading station by whisking the milk and egg together on one shallow plate. On another plate beside it, add the panko breadcrumbs. One piece of pork at a time, coat the cutlet in the milk-egg mixture and then coat it in the breadcrumbs. 

Heat the canola oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat and then carefully drop in the breaded cutlets. Cook for about 5 minutes on each side, or until the meat is cooked through and the coating golden brown. 

Serve with a couple wedges of lemon as desired.

Pork Shopping Tip

Bone-in cuts tend to be slightly less expensive than their boneless counterparts, and have more flavor.

Pork Cooking Tip

According to the USDA, the recommended internal temperature for cooked pork should be 145 degrees Fahrenheit.

Pork Wine Pairing

Tempranillo, dolcetto, gewürztraminer, or muscat with roast pork; carmènere with  pork sausage; sangiovese, pinotage, or richer sauvignon blancs for stir-fried or braised pork dishes or pork in various sauces; syrah/shiraz, mourvèdre, Rhône blends, zinfandel, petite sirah, nero d'avola, or primitivo with barbecued spareribs or pulled pork, or with cochinito en pibil and other Mexican-spiced pork dishes.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
72g
100%
Sugar
6g
N/A
Saturated Fat
10g
48%
Cholesterol
140mg
47%
Protein
30g
60%
Carbs
67g
22%
Vitamin A
64µg
7%
Vitamin B12
0.9µg
15.3%
Vitamin B6
0.5mg
23.1%
Vitamin C
0.5mg
0.9%
Vitamin D
2µg
N/A
Vitamin E
10mg
50%
Vitamin K
41µg
51%
Calcium
273mg
27%
Fiber
3g
12%
Folate (food)
14µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
14µg
4%
Iron
2mg
12%
Magnesium
28mg
7%
Monounsaturated
41g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
4mg
20%
Phosphorus
263mg
38%
Polyunsaturated
17g
N/A
Potassium
425mg
12%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.4mg
24.3%
Sodium
728mg
30%
Thiamin (B1)
0.8mg
53.6%
Trans
0.2g
N/A
Zinc
2mg
13%

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