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    Grandma's Secret Wiener Schnitzel Recipe

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    Axel's Note:

    Grandma keeps her Wiener schnitzel recipe a closely guarded secret. Unfortunately for her, it's not that hard to figure out. Anyway, it's a really easy and delicious way to prepare chicken or turkey breasts, or even the traditional veal. My husband demands I make it more than I can stand eating it.

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    Ingredients:

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    • 1 lb turkey cutlets, or boneless chicken breasts,or if you're feeling really fancy,actual veal
    • 1 cup breadcrumbs
    • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
    • 1 tablespoon parsley flakes
    • 1 egg
    • cooking oil

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Pound meat until it is less than 1/4 inch thick.
    2. 2
      Into a large skillet, pour oil approximately 1/4-inch deep; heat until oil bubbles when you drop in a pinch of breadcrumbs.
    3. 3
      Beat egg, add:
    4. 4
      1 tsp. lemon juice.
    5. 5
      Add parsley to breadcrumbs.
    6. 6
      Dredge meat in egg, then breadcrumb mixture; fry until golden brown on each side.
    7. 7
      Sprinkle with remaining lemon juice.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 23, 2001

      55

      This is also very very good with pork medallions. Thats the way my family has always done it. Great recipe!

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    • on October 28, 2001

      45

      I never thought of adding lemon juice to my schnitzel recipes, but I tried this and it was really good. The only change I made to the recipe was to add lots of Hungarian paprika to the breadcrumbs.

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    • on January 28, 2011

      This was quite tasty; however, I would recommend adding some salt to the breadcrumbs or salt and pepper the cutlets prior to breading them.

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    Nutritional Facts for Grandma's Secret Wiener Schnitzel Recipe

    Serving Size: 1 (156 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 177.3
     
    Calories from Fat 30
    16%
    Total Fat 3.3 g
    5%
    Saturated Fat 1.0 g
    5%
    Cholesterol 114.6 mg
    38%
    Sodium 141.8 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 5.4 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    1%
    Sugars 0.5 g
    2%
    Protein 29.3 g
    58%

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