Schnitzel or Jäger Schnitzel

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JoSele Swopes

By
@JODIE57

I used to make this a lot in Germany. It is a family favorite, the meat is very tender. It goes with just about anything..Very good with cabbage, potatoes, potato salad, carrot salad or just glazed carrots, salad is good too... tenderness and breading is awesome, beautiful color to boot. Makes Awesome sandwiches... it's fantastic with Jäger sauce on it too!!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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MEAT & BREADING

4 medium
pork loin chops, boneless 1/4 inch thick
2 pinch
salt and pepper each
1 pinch
sage, dried
1 pinch
paprika
1 pinch
thyme, dried
1 c
flour
1/2 c
olive oil, extra virgin

BREADING

2 c
bread crumbs
2 pinch
salt and pepper each
2 pinch
garlic and herb seasoning
2 pinch
paprika

EGG WASH

4 large
eggs lightly beaten

JäGER SAUCE (GRAVY)

1/4 cup
bacon drippings or butter
3 Tbsp
flour reserve
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 c
white onion chopped
1 c
mushrooms sliced
1 c
heavy cream
1/2 c
half and half or milk (for thinning)
2 Tbsp
parsley chopped for garnish

How to Make Schnitzel or Jäger Schnitzel

Step-by-Step

  • 1Set up 3 shallow dishes. Place the flour herbs and spices in one, the eggs in another and the bread crumbs, herbs and spices in the final dish. For dredging as some of us call it.
  • 2Using a plastic bag, place each boneless pork chop in and tenderize with meat tenderizer.
  • 3Dredging each in flour, spice and herb mixture, the egg, finally in your bread crumbs, herbs and spices mixture. Place in to hot olive oil in your cast iron skillet and into 350*to 375* preheated oven. Bake for 3 minutes on one side then gingerly turn over for another 3 minutes . Keep lid on once again.
  • 4Jäger: Using the same pan as you made the Schnitzels in, fry the mushrooms until they begin releasing water. Remove them from the pan and set aside.
  • 5Add a little butter or bacon drippings to the same pan. Add onions Cook until onions begin to brown. Add mushrooms back to the pan, then add the cream and milk for thinning. Add salt, pepper to taste. Bring mixture to a boil till you have reached the right consistency.
  • 6Stir in whipping cream into the sauce until the sauce reaches the desired consistency add milk if needed (the sauce shouldn't be too thin and be creamy). Remove pan from heat. Stir in 2/3 of the chopped parsley. Add additional salt and pepper to taste.
  • 7To serve, place a Schnitzel on a plate and top with the sauce. Sprinkle some chopped parsley over the sauce. You can fix with or with out Jäger

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About Schnitzel or Jäger Schnitzel

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: German




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