Swiss cheese schnitzel

Swiss cheese schnitzel

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 4

Perk up some pork steaks with this yummy Swiss-style recipe

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal427
  • fat19g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs19g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre6g
  • protein46g
  • salt1.03g


  • 4 slices white bread (about 100g/4oz)
  • 50g gruyère or emmental cheese



    Gruyère is an undoubted pinnacle of traditional Swiss cheese-making, a culinary masterpiece as…

  • 4 x 175g/6oz pork steak, trimmed of fat
  • 1 egg, beaten



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  • 2 tbsp olive oil
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  1. Whizz the bread in a food processor until fine. Mix breadcrumbs and cheese together, tip onto a large plate, then season. Dip the pork in the egg, then press both sides into the breadcrumb mixture to coat all over.

  2. Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan and fry the steaks for 3-4 mins on each side until cooked through. Serve with a crisp salad or try the Swiss-style salad, below.

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12th Mar, 2014
The coating has stuck to the frying pan! I will grill them next time.
5th Jun, 2013
My family loved these,i also grilled them,much healthier;)
17th Jul, 2009
I love this dish. Easy to make, perfect mid-week meal, but I also grilled it, which works just as well.
24th Apr, 2009
I was disappointed with this because the breadcrumbs burnt although the coating did keep the meat very moist. If I do it again I think I would grill it.
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3rd Mar, 2009
Lovely and very easy indeed
5th Dec, 2008
This was fantastic, loved by all. I grilled then instead and it worked really well. Thankyou!
14th Jun, 2008
cant believe no one else has commented on this reciepe i cook this all the time and it s a firm favourite with adults and kids.Its easy and delicious
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