schnitzel

views updated

schnitzel Austrian, German; cutlet or escalope of veal or pork. Normally coated in egg and breadcrumbs and fried, then served with various garnishes.

Bismarck schnitzel is garnished with plovers' eggs, mushrooms, truffles, and tomato sauce; holsteiner schnitzel with fried egg, capers, olives, and anchovies; rahmschnitzel with paprika‐flavoured cream sauce; zigeuner schnitzel with tomato sauce, mushrooms, and smoked ox tongue.

schnitzel

views updated

schnit·zel / ˈshnitsəl/ • n. a thin slice of veal or other light meat, coated in breadcrumbs and fried.