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Austrian Chicken Schnitzel

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A tour of the world-famous Marchfelderhof Restaurant in Vienna, Austria - and an easy recipe for Chicken Schnitzel
  Eggs 1 Medium
  Lemon 1 Large, juiced
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Paprika To Taste
  Oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For frying)
  Chicken breast halves 2 Medium
For serving
  Eggs 2 Medium, fried, sunny side up (in butter)

1. Clean the chicken breast and pound it to thin sheets. Set aside.

2. In a bowl, break the egg. Add the lemon juice and mix well by stirring.
3. Slowly add the flour and continue stirring to reach a pancake batter consistency.
4. In a deep pan, heat oil to very hot.
5. Roll the pounded chicken breast in the batter and put it in the oil carefully.
6. Shallow fry them till golden brown on both the sides (do not flip them too many times).

7. In a serving plate, place the chicken schnitzel. Put the fried egg on it and serve with a wedge of lime, rice, salad or bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Robin visits Austria and gets to you one of its most classic and oldest relished recipes Chicken Schnitzel. It is a quick recipe and very wholesome. Try it if you wish to indulge in some history.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 846 Calories from Fat 465

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 53 g80.8%

Saturated Fat 8.2 g41.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 346.4 mg115.5%

Sodium 364.3 mg15.2%

Total Carbohydrates 53 g17.7%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.4%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 42 g84.2%

Vitamin A 12.4% Vitamin C 56.8%

Calcium 8.4% Iron 29.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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