Honey Lemon Schnitzel

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

Updated: Feb. 10, 2022
These pork cutlets are coated in a sweet sauce with honey, lemon juice and butter. They're certainly good enough for company, but perfect for a quick weeknight meal, too. —Carole Fraser, North York, Ontario
Honey Lemon Schnitzel Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 pork sirloin cutlets (4 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup honey


  1. Mix flour, salt and pepper; sprinkle over both sides of cutlets. In a large cast-iron or other heavy skillet, heat butter over medium heat. Add pork; cook until a thermometer reads 145°, 2-3 minutes per side. Remove from pan.
  2. Add lemon juice and honey to skillet; cook and stir over medium heat until thickened, about 3 minutes. Add pork; heat through.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 291 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 87mg cholesterol, 561mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 0 fiber), 26g protein.