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Golden brown fried pork schnitzel topped with a mustard sauce and garnished with green onion slices.

Crispy Pork Schnitzel

Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: German
Keyword: pork schnitzel, pork, pork cutlets
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 9 minutes
Total Time: 14 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 682kcal
Author: Laureen King
Quick and easy recipe for delicious pork schnitzel.
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  • 4 pork loin chops
  • 1 cup bread crumbs plain bread crumbs, not panko. I usually make my own.
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1/2 cup white onion finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 4 tsp flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 tsp ground sage
  • 2 tsp dry mustard
  • 3 tbsp oil


  • Start this recipe by preparing Onion Mustard Sauce first.
  • Using large skillet ,medium heat, add butter and onion. Cook until onions are translucent.
  • Stir in flour and cook until mixture is slightly browned.
  • Whisk in chicken broth, dry mustard and sage. Bring to boil, then reduce heat to medium and simmer until sauce thickens. 
  • Season to taste adding more mustard, sage, salt and pepper as desired.
  • For preparing the pork, set up 3 pie plates. Fill one with flour, one with egg and milk (whisked together), one with bread crumbs with 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper mixed in.
  • Heat oil in large skillet over medium high heat. Add coated pork cutlets. Cook until golden brown. Approximately 3-4 minutes per side.
  • Serve with Onion Mustard Sauce.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 682kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 202mg | Sodium: 827mg | Potassium: 739mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 475IU | Vitamin C: 9.7mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 4.2mg