Quick Pork Schnitzel

The pork is breaded and fried in this quick and easy German main-dish recipe. Noodles seasoned with parsley round out the meal.

Quick Pork Schnitzel
Servings: 6 Prep 10 mins Cook 8 mins


  • 6 thin boneless center-cut pork chops (about 1-1/4 pounds total)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg, beaten with 1/4 cup water
  • 2/3 cup plain dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 package medium egg noddles
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Chopped fresh parsley, to garnish

Make It

1. Place one pork chop between two sheets of waxed paper and pound to 1/8-inch thickness. Repeat with all chops.

2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to boiling. Season pork chops on both sides with salt and pepper. Spread flour on a dinner plate. Place egg mixture in a shallow dish or pie plate. Place bread crumbs on a third plate.

3. Add noodles to boiling water and cook 7 minutes. Meanwhile, melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium

4. heat. Coat a pork chop with flour, dip in egg mixture, then coat with bread crumbs. Repeat with all chops.

5. Cook 3 pork chops in skillet for 2 minutes. Flip and cook an additional 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer to a platter; add remaining 2 tablespoons butter to skillet. Repeat cooking with remaining 3 chops.

6. Drain noodles; place on platter with cutlets and sprinkle with parsely. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 412, Fat, total (g): 13, chol. (mg): 151, sat. fat (g): 6, carb. (g): 39, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 30, sodium (mg): 480, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.