Air Fryer Crispy Walliser Schnitzel Recipe2021-12-12
- Cuisine: Austrian
- Course: Main Dish, Oven
- Skill Level: Beginner
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- Yield: 2
- Servings: 2
- Prep Time: 5m
- Cook Time: 14m
- Ready In: 19m
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This information is per serving.
Saturated Fat5.9 g
Trans Fat10.8 g
Unsaturated Fat2.1 g
Air fryer crispy Walliser schnitzel recipe. Walliser schnitzel, a traditional Austrian dish of breaded pork cutlets served in cream sauce with dumplings, is the perfect dinner to prepare in an air fryer.
Are there any nutritional differences between air-fried and fried Walliser schnitzel?
Air fried Walliser schnitzel does not actually fry up in the air but it is cooked on oil in a pan on low heat. The breading is made using potato starch as opposed to wheat flour which is commonly used for frying.
There are some key differences between these two methods of cooking that make all the difference when it comes to your health.
What is the difference between a crispy and a crunchy Walliser schnitzel?
The Walliser schnitzel is a type of pork meat cutlet. It is made from a thin slice of the tenderloin, and it is breaded and fried in deep fat.
The Walliser schnitzel uses a breadcrumb coating to give it an extra crunchy outside and a soft inside.
A crispy Walliser schnitzel has an outer crust, whereas the crunchy version has no outer crust. There are many different ways to make the different types, with some making use of potato starch or flour as well as breadcrumbs or cornflour.
Can I make this recipe with chicken instead of pork?
You can make this recipe with chicken instead of pork. Just swap the pork for thighs and skip the pork rinds.
Air Fryer Crispy Walliser Schnitzel Recipe
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- 1/2 cup pork rinds
- 1/2 tablepsoon fresh parsley leaves
- 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon yellow mustard
- 1/3 tablespoon cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1/3 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 2 large eggs, beaten
- 2 pork schnitzel halved
In a food processor, combine pork rinds, parsley, fennel seeds, and mustard. Pour in cider vinegar, then season with salt and black pepper. Process until smooth.
Remove the pork rind mixture from the food processor and transfer it to a large bowl. Place beaten eggs in a separate bowl.
Dip the pork schnitzel in the whisked eggs, then dip in the pork rind mixture to cover well. Shake the excess off.
Place seasoned schnitzels in the air fryer basket. Spray with cooking spray. Fry at 350 F (175 C) for 14 minutes, or until golden and crispy, flipping halfway through.