Rating: 4 stars
6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

Schnitzel, German for "cutlet," provides the base for a hearty winter meal.

Marge Perry
Recipe by Cooking Light January 2007

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Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 3 pork cutlets and 1 cup cabbage mixture)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook noodles according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain. Combine noodles and sour cream in a large bowl, tossing well to coat.

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  • Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add cabbage, onion, sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper to pan; cook 6 minutes or until cabbage is wilted, stirring occasionally. Add broth; cook 6 minutes or until cabbage is lightly browned. Stir cabbage mixture into noodle mixture. Wipe pan clean with a paper towel.

  • Cut pork crosswise into 12 (1-inch-thick) pieces. Place each piece between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap; pound to 1/4-inch thickness using a meat mallet or small heavy skillet. Sprinkle pork evenly with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Place flour in a shallow dish. Place egg whites in a shallow dish. Place breadcrumbs in a shallow dish. Dredge 1 pork cutlet in flour. Dip in egg whites; dredge in breadcrumbs. Repeat with remaining pork, flour, egg whites, and breadcrumbs.

  • Heat 1 teaspoon oil in large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat; add 4 pieces pork to pan. Cook 3 minutes on each side or until pork is lightly browned and done. Remove pork from pan. Repeat procedure twice with remaining 2 teaspoons oil and pork. Serve with cabbage mixture, lemon wedges, and parsley, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

475 calories; calories from fat 25%; fat 13g; saturated fat 3.5g; mono fat 5.6g; poly fat 2.8g; protein 36.8g; carbohydrates 51.9g; fiber 4.9g; cholesterol 105mg; iron 4.6mg; sodium 909mg; calcium 137mg.
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