Cumin-Crusted Pork Cutlets

Cumin-Crusted Pork CutletsRecipe
Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Amy Burke


Makes 4 to 6 servings
Total time: 27 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Total: 27 Minutes


3 whole wheat bread slices
2 tablespoons self-rising yellow cornmeal mix
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
8 thinly sliced boneless pork loin chops (about 1 1/4 lb.)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 large egg
2 tablespoons whole grain mustard
1/4 cup olive oil


1. Process bread in a food processor until finely crumbled. Combine breadcrumbs, cornmeal mix, and cumin in a shallow bowl.

2. Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper. Whisk together egg, mustard, and 2 Tbsp. water until blended. Dip pork in egg mixture; dredge in breadcrumb mixture, pressing to adhere.

3. Cook half of pork in 2 Tbsp. hot oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Keep warm in a 200° oven. Repeat procedure with remaining pork and oil. Serve warm.