Veal Schnitzel Recipe

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Veal Schnitzel
How to make Veal Schnitzel
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Veal Schnitzel Recipe: Beaten into fillets, sliced veal is dipped in egg, coated with breadcrumbs and fried crisp. Served with caper sauce and green salad.

Ingredients of Veal Schnitzel

  • 200 gms veal tenderloin
  • 1 egg (slightly beaten)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Some flour for dredging
  • Some bread crumbs for coating
  • for garnishing salt and pepper
  • For the caper sauce:
  • 2 tbsp capers (from a jar, drained, and minced)
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice salt and pepper

How to Make Veal Schnitzel

  • 1.Beat and pound the veal with a steak hammer into fillets as thin as possible.
  • 2.Season with salt and pepper.
  • 3.Dredge the meat in flour first, then dip it into the beaten egg and then dredge it again in bread crumbs, coating the meat well.
  • 4.In a shallow pan, heat the oil till it is smoking and fry the pounded veal till golden, about 2-3 minutes on both sides.
  • 5.Remove with a slotted spoon, drain the excess oil with a paper kitchen towel.
  • 6.Keep it warm.
  • 7.In a separate bowl, whisk together all the ingredients for the caper sauce, pour it over the meat and enjoy it with a green salad.

Recipe Notes

You can substitute the veal with chicken.
In case you don't have a meat mallet just wrap the piece of meat in a cling film, and beat it with a rolling pin.

Key Ingredients: veal tenderloin, egg (slightly beaten), olive oil, salt and pepper, capers (from a jar, drained, and minced), extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice salt and pepper

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