RECIPES

Lemon and thyme pork schnitzel with potato salad

Lemon and thyme pork schnitzel with potato salad

The lemon and herbs in this pork schnitzel recipe add a bit of zing to the crunchy coating.

Ingredients

For the potato salad

  • 400g/14oz new potatoes, scrubbed
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp crème fraiche
  • 2 tbsp baby capers, drained
  • 50g/2oz baby gherkins, drained and sliced
  • 1 lemon, zest and 2 tsp juice
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh flatleaf parsley

For the pork schnitzels

  • 2 x 180g/6oz pork loin steaks, fat trimmed
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large free-range egg
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 75g/2½oz coarse dried white breadcrumbs, preferably Japanese panko breadcrumbs
  • ½ lemon, zest only, finely grated
  • 15g/½oz parmesan, finely grated
  • 1 heaped tbsp chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 300ml/10½fl oz sunflower oil

To serve

  • 2 handfuls fresh watercress
  • 1-2 tsp extra virgin olive oil