Zigeunerschnitzel (Gypsy Schnitzel)

Recipe by Marlitt
READY IN: 40mins




  • Place the schnitzel between 2 sheets of wax paper and pound to 1/4" thickness.
  • Season the meat with pepper and paprika to taste.
  • Lightly dredge the meat in flour shaking off any excess.
  • Heat 2 Tbsp of oil in fry pan and quickly brown both sides of the meat then turn the heat down to medium and fry each side for another 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove the meat from the pan and keep warm.
  • Add another Tbsp of oil to the same pan.
  • Wipe mushrooms clean and slice, then brown them lightly in the pan.
  • In the meantime finely chop or slice onions and add to pan.
  • Half and de-seed the bell peppers, thinly slice and add to pan.
  • Let the vegetables cock for about 10 minutes.
  • Deglaze with the wine and broth, add the tomatoes, tomato paste and chilli paste and stir until heated through. Season with salt and pepper to your taste.
  • Pour sauce over the schitzel.
  • Serve with home fries or french fries, spatzel,rice or noodles.