Nanny's Pork Schnitzel

3
Elaine Bovender

By
@Elaine55

My husband's grandmother, who we called, "Nanny" used to make this dish quite frequently. She taught me how to make it when I was just a young wife. This wonderful schnitzel became a Christmas Eve tradition in our house and my children have continued the tradition. We never really had a specific recipe for this dish, but I remember standing in the kitchen while Nanny explained to me step by step how to make it. I followed her instructions to a tee and I'm putting it into a recipe format to share with you. Hope y'all enjoy, rest well, Nanny!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-5
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 to 2 lb
    boneless pork chops sliced thin
  • 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 1 to 1 1/2 c
    corn flake crumbs
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • ·
    canola oil for frying

How to Make Nanny's Pork Schnitzel

Step-by-Step

  1. Trim any visible fat. Using a meat mallet or the side of an unbreakable saucer, pound both sides of pork to about 1/8" thickness, sprinkle with salt and set aside.
  2. In three separate bowls, put flour in one bowl. Add milk and egg into next bowl and whisk until well blended. In the third bowl, add corn flake crumbs. Dredge pork pieces in flour, then dip into milk and egg mixture and then coat with corn flake crumbs.
  3. In large skillet (I prefer cast iron), heat oil. Once oil is hot, place coated pork pieces in hot oil and fry for about 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown. Turn and repeat on other side until golden. Remove from hot oil and drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with pepper, if desired. Serve hot.
  4. I like to serve these with mashed potatoes, sawmill gravy and turnip or collard greens, Mmmm Mmmm!

Printable Recipe Card

About Nanny's Pork Schnitzel

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Southern



Show 36 Comments & Reviews

23 Easy Chicken Thigh Recipes

23 Easy Chicken Thigh Recipes


Chicken thighs are a delicious option for your favorite chicken recipes. Not only are they easier to cook, but they also don’t dry out like chicken breasts, so they are tender and full of flavor. Plus, chicken thighs are more affordable than other cuts of chicken. Check out these 23 easy chicken thigh recipes to […]

Pecan Desserts That Aren’t Pie

Pecan Desserts That Aren’t Pie


How can you make dessert better? Add pecans! Being from the South, pecans have always been a favorite of mine. We all know they’re essential for pecan pie, but they are tasty in other desserts too. When the weather is warmer, I love to end the day with a bowl of ice cream. Family Favorites’ […]

12 Lovely Coffee Cake Recipes

12 Lovely Coffee Cake Recipes


Perfect with your morning coffee or as a treat after dinner, coffee cakes are one of our favorite indulgences. Sweet, heavenly, and full of flavor, coffee cakes are a great go-to for family get-togethers or a random Sunday. Grab a slice and get ready to enjoy!