Beef schnitzel

Beef schnitzel

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(5 ratings)

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 5
Junior Good Food readers, Olivia, Grace & Emma, share their child-friendly, pan-fried beef recipe

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freeze uncooked
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal468
  • fat14g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs46g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre2g
  • protein43g
  • salt0.82g
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Ingredients

  • 5 thin-cut minute steaks
    Steak

    Steak

    Stayk

    Steak is essentially a boneless thick or thin slice of red meat, cut across the grain of a large…

  • 50g plain flour
  • 2 tsp paprika
    Paprika

    Paprika

    pa-preek-ah

    A spice that's central to Hungarian cuisine, paprika is made by drying a particular type of…

  • 2 egg, lightly beaten
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • 250g dried breadcrumbs
  • 5 tsp butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 5 tsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • lemon wedges, to serve
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

Method

  1. Stretch a piece of cling film over a chopping board, lay the steaks on top of it, then put another piece of cling film on top. Use a rolling pin to bash the steaks until they are really flat and thin.

  2. Mix the flour and paprika with some salt and pepper on a plate. Put the egg and breadcrumbs on two more plates, then dip the steaks into the flour first, then the egg, then the breadcrumbs.

  3. Heat 1 tsp of butter and 1 tsp of oil in a large frying pan, then cook one of the schnitzels for about 1 min on each side until the breadcrumbs are golden and crispy. Repeat Step 3 for the other schnitzels. Serve with lemon wedges, salad and coleslaw, if you like.

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Comments (4)

x-x-x-faerie-x-x-x's picture
3.75

Use plenty of seasoning, but this is lovely, something the whole family can enjoy

charlotte_joanne's picture
5

My OH was so excited for this meal and it didn't disappoint. Mine actually even looked better than the photo this time which doesn't usually happen! Its so easy to make but still turns out great. Next time I would add less butter/ oil though.

missing8's picture

Looks healthy for a schnitzel, thumbs up

damienbarnes's picture
5

kid's loved making these and then eating them with chip's and home-made coleslaw.

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