Wiener Schnitzel

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by TNlady

I got this recipe from a German lady who served it to us at her home. It is delicious.

Top Review by Bobbin

I have made this recipe several times and really enjoy it. I have tried others but found this one to be preferable. I use pork cutlets when I make it. The only change I have recently started making is to bake it instead of fry it. I lightly spray the breaded cutlets with olive oil and put it in a 350 degree oven for 30-40 minutes. The breading gets crispy, but seems much healthier than frying it in shortening. The idea of serving with lemon wedges was excellent; what a nice enhancement! My children and husband love this recipe, too.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 boneless veal steaks
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 12 cups plain breadcrumbs
  • 12 teaspoon paprika
  • 13 cup shortening
  • 1 lemon, sliced into thin wedges
  • 1 cup flour, however much you will need
  • salt and pepper


  1. Wash and dry the veal. Beat the veal steaks with a mallet until they are about 1/4" to 1/2" thick.
  2. Turn a frying pan on medium heat to melt the shortening.
  3. Sprinkle the veal steaks with salt and pepper and dip into the flour.
  4. Next you dip them into the beaten egg and then over into the bread crumbs seasoned with the paprika.
  5. Finally, fry the meat in the melted shortening until they are brown on both sides.
  6. Drain on paper towels and serve with lemon wedges.

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