Ask your butcher to "french" the chops for you so you take home clean meat that's ready to prep.
6 (6- to 7-oz.) frenched veal chops
2 1/2 cups panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves
2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves
1 teaspoon lemon zest
2 large eggs
2 tablespoons kosher salt
1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
3/4 cup olive oil
6 tablespoons butter
Garnishes: fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves and sprigs, lemon slices
How to Make It
Preheat oven to 400°. Place each veal chop between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap, and flatten to 1/4-inch thickness, using a rolling pin or flat side of a meat mallet.
Process panko, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, rosemary leaves, thyme leaves, and lemon zest in a food processor until herbs are finely chopped. Transfer panko mixture to a shallow dish.
Whisk together eggs and 1 Tbsp. water in another shallow dish. Sprinkle each veal chop with 1 tsp. kosher salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper. Dip each chop in egg mixture. (Do not dip the bone.) Dredge chops in panko mixture, pressing to adhere.
Cook 1 chop in 2 Tbsp. hot olive oil and 1 Tbsp. butter in a large skillet over medium heat 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Repeat procedure with remaining chops, oil, and butter, wiping skillet clean after each chop. Place chops on wire racks in 2 jelly-roll pans.
Bake at 400° for 15 minutes. Serve immediately.
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