Recipe: Quick Weekday Dinner – Pork Schnitzel

PORK schnitzel recipe

Quick and easy pork dinner

 Cooking during the week needn’t be all about pasta, you can put together a quick dinner using one of the easiest cuts of meat to get, pork chops.

Growing up, I hated pork chops – all that cutting for very little meat.  However, I think this Schnitzel recipe will go down a treat.  It’s easy to make, no fuss to eat and tasty.

Your local butcher can supply the chops de-boned or you can do this yourself.

Place each chop between two sheets of plastic an using the flat side of a tenderiser, flatten to about 1/4 inch thick.

PORK schnitzel recipe

Once you have done this.  Line up three bowls, one with seasoned flour, one with beaten egg and one with breadcrumbs (I used Panko as I had some in the cupboard).

PORK schnitzel recipe

Dip each side of the chop into each bowl, starting with flour, then egg, then breadcrumbs.

Add your Schnitzel to a medium hot pan.

Cook for 2-3 mins each side until golden brown then serve.

Serve with salad, chips or just some lemon squeezed over.

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  • 4 boneless pork chops
  • 60g flour seasoned with salt and pepper
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 170g breadcrumbs


  1. Place the pork chops between two sheets of plastic wrap.
  2. Pound until just ¼ inch thick.
  3. Place the flour mixture, egg, and breadcrumbs in 3 separate bowls.
  4. Dip the chops in the flour, then beaten egg and then the breadcrumbs.
  5. Make sure the Schnitzel are coated.
  6. Fry the Schnitzel for about 2-3 minutes on both sides until golden brown.
  7. Drain excess oil off Schnitzel by using paper towels.
  8. Eat!

PORK schnitzel recipe












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This post is sponsored by QMS.


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