Traditional Czech Řízek
Vepřový řízek, an authentic Czech schnitzel made from pork. Coated in flour, beaten eggs and breadcrumbs.
- 1 lbs pork collar (450 g)
- 1 cup breadcrumbs (120 g)
- 2 eggs
- ⅓ cup all-purpose flour (43 g)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- canola oil or lard
- lemon slices to garnish - optional
Cut the pork in slices no more than ½-inch thick.
Put them on a chopping board and lightly pound each side with a tenderizer.
Salt the pork on both sides.
Crack the eggs into a bowl and beat them with a fork (no blender). Salt the eggs lightly.
Prepare flour and breadcrumbs, I used parchment paper.
Coat each slice of meat in the following order: Firstly in the flour, then in beaten eggs, and finally in breadcrumbs.
Heat up a thick layer of fat in a frying pan.
Fry the coated řízky until they turn golden brown, each side should take 3 to 4 minutes.
Serve the finished řízky with boiled potatoes, coated in boiled butter. Garnish with a sprig of parsley and a wedge of lemon (optional).
- Makes about 4-6 slices of řízky.
- Before you start eating, squeeze the juice out of the lemon onto the řízek. Dobrou chuť!
Calories: 278kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 128mg | Sodium: 863mg | Potassium: 330mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 123IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 3mg