Honey Schnitzel balances sweet and savory for a simple and delicious main course! The pork is cooked to juicy perfection and then draped in a honey and citrus sauce infused with extra meaty flavor. Served alongside fluffy mashed potatoes and green peas, Honey Schnitzel is hearty, hot, and satisfying after a long day. It only takes 20 minutes to make so you can enjoy it any day of the week!

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


Step 1 –Mix the flour, salt, and pepper.

Step 2 –Sprinkle the flour mixture on both sides of the pork cutlets.

Step 3 –In a large cast-iron or heavy skillet, heat the butter over medium heat on the stove-top.

Step 4 –Add the pork and cook until a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part reads 145 degrees F, about 2-3 minutes per side.

Step 5 –Transfer the pork from the plate.

Step 6 –Add the lemon juice and the honey to the skillet, cooking and stirring over medium heat until thickened, about 3 minutes.

Step 7 –Add the pork and heat through.

Step 8 –Serve.