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Wiener Schnitzel

The "real" Wiener Schnitzel is made from veal and served with parsley potatoes or potato & cucumber salad. It is also a great and easy meal your friends and family will definitely enjoy for your next dinner party.
Wiener Schnitzel © Wien Tourismus / Robert OsmarkWiener Schnitzel © Wien Tourismus / Robert Osmark

4 servings

  • 4 finger-thick cut veal fillets
  • 2 eggs
  • clarified butter and/or vegetable oil
  • coarse-ground flour
  • bread-crumbs (non flavored)
  • salt & pepper
  • slices of lemon, to garnish

Wiener Schnitzel


How to prepare the Schnitzel:

  • Pound the veal well on both sides

  • After pounding flat dip both sides into the flour

  • Blend the eggs with one tbsp. oil and some salt and pepper and pull the fillets through this mixture

  • Cover the fillets with bread-crumbs, which should cover all meat, but do not press the bread-crumbs on to the meat with your fingers or they will become hard when frying

  • Fry in a small amount of oil on medium heat for about 5 minutes on each side or until they are golden brown



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