Chef Norbert Gandler of ISCAHM Prepares Vienna Schnitzel with Warm Potato Salad

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One of the very famous Austrian dishes out there is the Schnitzel, also considered as Austira’s national dish. It’s a simple dish made from a thin breaded meat, and usually served with a side dish like salad.

The Schnitzel is really easy to make. Just follow Chef Norbert Gandler’s video below and you can make one too.

Schnitzel Ingredients

  • 1.2Kg Boneless Pork Loin, trimmed

  • 200g Bread crumbs

  • 100g All Purpose Flour

  • 2pcs Eggs

  • 100mL Milk

  • Salt

  • Pepper

  • 1 1/2 Lemon

  • 120mL Oil, for frying

  • Butter


  1. Cut pork loin into escalope size.

  2. Flatten pork loin with a mallet.

  3. Break eggs and whisk them.

  4. Prepare flour, bread crumbs, milk and eggs in three separate containers.

  5. Season escalope with salt and pepper.

  6. Dredge in flour, milk, egg and bread crumbs just before cooking.

  7. Sanitize lemons.

  8. Cut lemons into wedges.

  9. Heat up oil in a frying pan.

  10. Fry schnitzel until golden brown.

  11. Heat up butter in a separate pan and pour some over schnitzel just before serving.

  12. Garnish with lemon wedges.

Warm Potato Salad Ingredients

  • 1.5Kg Potatoes

  • 200g White Onions

  • 100g Bacon, sliced

  • 50g Butter

  • 150mL Olive or sunflower oil

  • 70g Mustard

  • 100mL Vinegar

  • 20g Sugar

  • Parsley or chives

  • Salt

  • Pepper

  • 300mL Beef or chicken stock


  1. Wash, rinse, sanitize and boil potatoes in the skin starting with cold salted water.

  2. Wash, rinse, sanitize onions, parsley or chives and chop finely.

  3. Cut bacon into brunoise size (1mm thick)

  4. Peel warm potatoes and slice them evenly

  5. Sauté bacon in butter until fat is rendered.

  6. Add chopped onions and continue sautéing until onions are translucent.

  7. Add mustard, vinegar and beef or chicken stock and reduce by half.

  8. Pour hot dressing on top of warm potatoes.

  9. Add some olive or sunflower oil.

  10. Mix well carefully

  11. Add chopped parsley or chives.

  12. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  13. Keep warm.