Easy Veal Schnitzel


Easy Veal Schnitzel

Travel over to Austria and take a bite out of our super Easy Veal Schnitzel. You'll be singing like Maria and the kids with this dish!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Eastern European
Servings 6 servings


  • 6 thin veal steaks
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups coarse breadcrumbs, like Panko
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • lemon wedges to serve


  • Pound veal with a meat mallet if thick.
  • In a shallow pie dish mix together salt, pepper, and flour. In a separate bowl whisk together the eggs and 2 Tbsp water. In a third bowl add the breadcrumbs.
  • Dredge the veal in the flour, then the egg, then the breadcrumbs. Place veal on a plate and chill 30 minutes.
  • Pour enough oil in the pan to cover the bottom and heat over medium-high. Once hot, add the veal and cook until golden, about 3-4 minutes per side. Serve with lemon.


You can also use pork for this recipe as well.
This Schnitzel goes great with a simple green salad.

Perfect Pairing

We love weeknight dinners! Try our Chicken Spaghetti with Sun-Dried Tomatoes.