What kind of meat is Wiener schnitzel?

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What kind of meat is Wiener schnitzel?

Traditionally, a Wiener Schnitzel is a cutlet of veal pounded thin by a meat tenderizer, then dipped in flour, egg and breadcrumbs (in that order), and fried until golden.

What does Wiener schnitzel mean in German?

Viennese cutlet
Wiener schnitzel means “Viennese cutlet” in German, and it is one of Austria’s most traditional and representative dishes.

What is traditionally served with Wiener schnitzel?

One of the best known dishes of Austrian cuisine, the Wiener schnitzel is a thinned, breaded, and pan-fried veal cutlet that is traditionally served with a dollop of lingonberry jam, lemon wedges, and either buttered parsley potatoes, a simple potato salad, or french fries.

What part of the cow is schnitzel?

Schnitzel is a boneless cut, sliced thinly and typically from the thick flank which can be cooked quickly either as a stir fry with plenty of vegetables or crumbed and pan fried.

What should I serve with schnitzel?

The best side dishes to serve with wiener schnitzel are German potato salad, spaetzle, rotkohl, and pasta pomodoro. You can also include hasselback potatoes, rice pilaf, Tuscan mushrooms, and couscous. Try serving veggie gratin, mushy peas, green beans, gurkensalat, and arugula salad for healthier options.

What is Jagerschnitzel made of?

Back in the 1800s, jägerschnitzel was originally made with venison or wild boar loin, pounded thin. It is now normally made with pork, and the Texas specialty chicken-fried steak is believed to be an outgrowth of this dish, brought to the USA by German immigrants.

What do you eat schnitzel with?

Traditional sides: For an authentic way to serve schnitzel, you can accompany it with boiled or mashed potatoes, and something a little acidic, like a salad.

What animal is veal made from?

Veal is the meat from a calf or young beef animal. A veal calf is raised until about 16 to 18 weeks of age, weighing up to 450 pounds. Male dairy calves are used in the veal industry. Dairy cows must give birth to continue producing milk, but male dairy calves are of little or no value to the dairy farmer.

What kind of meat is in Wienerschnitzel hot dogs?

Hot dogs are the backbone of the menu, and every version is offered with a choice of the original pork and beef blend or a 100% beef version.

What are Wienerschnitzel hot dogs made of?

Because of course a Wienerschnitzel isn’t a kind of hot dog — Wiener doesn’t mean “hot dog;” it means “from Vienna” — it’s a thin, breaded, fried cutlet traditionally made from veal.

What is the difference between a cutlet and schnitzel?

The only real difference is geographic and linguistic … in other words, where you come from. The name “Scalopinni” is the Italian interpretation of the French word “Escalope”, “Schnitzel” is Bavarian and the term “Cutlet” comes originally by way of Britain then later, America.

What oil do you use to fry schnitzel?

The absolutely best way to perfect schnitzel is to shallow-fry them in neutral-tasting cooking oil (Vegetable, Canola, Peanut, Sunflower). So you don’t need to use a lot of oil, but you want to use enough oil so that your schnitzel will “float” in the oil as it cooks and not touch the bottom of the pan.

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