Marinated and Crumbed Pork Schnitzel

Recipe by Jen T
READY IN: 35mins


  • 14
  • 1
    lemon, juice of
  • 2
    garlic cloves (peeled & crushed)
  • 4
    slices pork schnitzels
  • 1
  • 2
    tablespoons milk
  • 1
    cup dry breadcrumbs (approximately)
  • oil (for frying)


  • Mix together the soy sauce, lemon juice and garlic in a shallow dish.
  • Add meat to dish.
  • Marinate for at least 1 hour if possible; make sure all sides are coated.
  • Whisk the egg and milk together.
  • Spread out the breadcrumbs in a shallow dish or tray.
  • When ready to cook, dip meat slices in the egg mixture, shaking off the excess before laying the slices in the breadcrumbs.
  • Coat each side well with the crumbs.
  • Lay out on another plate/tray and put in refrigerator for approximately 20 minutes to help set the breadcrumbs.
  • To Cook:
  • Use enough oil to coat bottom of large frypan.
  • Heat until almost smoking.
  • Fry schnitzel quickly on both sides. You may have to fry in batches depending on the size of the pan.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Serve with a wedge of lemon to squeeze over top if desired.