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Ingredients
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servings

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Preparation

  1. Serving size: 1 schnitzel (4 oz or 113 g of raw meat)
  1. It's best to buy pork schnitzel (thin cutlets / escalopes), but if you cannot get them, use a meat mallet / tenderizer or rolling pin to pound pork steaks until they are about 1/4 in or 5 mm thick.
  2. Whisk up the egg.
  3. Mix together the grated parmesan, Italian seasoning and pepper to form the "breading". Put in a dish at least as large as your schnitzel. For example, use a casserole. Alternatively cut the schnitzel into smaller pieces.
  4. Use one hand pull a schnitzel through the egg and lay it in the "breading".
  5. Using your other hand, cover the cutlet with the breading and set it on a plate. Alternatively, spoon on the breading.
  6. Continuing to use one hand for the eggs, the other for the breading, coat all the cutlets.
  7. In a large pan over medium-high heat, melt the ghee. Alternatively, use lard or oil suitable for frying.
  8. Fry the cutlets until the parmesan turns golden brown, about 3 to 5 minutes. Flip and fry for another 3 to 5 minutes.
  9. Serve with a wedge of lemon to squeeze out on top of the schnitzel.
  10. Enjoy, for example with a side of vegetables or a salad.
  11. Meal Prep Tip

  12. You can store the dish in an airtight container for 5 days in the fridge or up to 6 months in the freezer. For best results, thaw overnight. It's best to reheat the cutlets in the oven. Like this they have a crisper texture than if you microwave them. Alternatively, reheat them in a pan on the stovetop. Add the lemon only after reheating.

Nutrition Facts
for
serving

  • Calorie count
    291 kcal
  • % of calories by macros
    Fat54.3 %158 kcal17.2 g
    Net Carbs0.7 %2 kcal0.5 g
    Dietary Fiber0.3 %1 kcal0.4 g
    Protein44.7 %130 kcal32 g
  • Approx. WW SmartPoints™
    7.9
  • Cholesterol 141.9 mg
  • Sodium 340.6 mg
  • Fat 17.2 g
    • Saturated Fat 9.2 g
    • Trans Fat 0.3 g
  • Carbohydrates 0.9 g
    • Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    • Total Sugars 0.1 g
    • Added Sugar 0 g
    • Sugar alcohols 0 g
  • Protein 31.8 g
  • Calcium 257.3 mg
  • Iron 1.7 mg
  • Magnesium 35.8 mg
  • Potassium 419.2 mg
  • Zinc 3.4 mg
  • Vitamin A (Retinol Equivalents) 156.6 mcg
  • Vitamin B12 1 mcg
  • Vitamin C 1.2 mg
  • Folate 6.9 mcg
    • Folic Acid 1.3 mcg