Pork Schnitzels in Brandy

Pork Schnitzels in Brandy

Tender pork schnitzels in a citrus sauce.


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Serves: 4 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 30 mins

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  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • 4 pieces lean pork schnitzel (16.5 oz)
  • 2 oranges
  • 2 Tbsp brandy
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp chopped spring onions (green onions)

Directions: Standard directions Microwave directions

Stir-fry garlic with oil in a heavy based skillet for 2 to 3 minutes.

Trim all visible fat from pork schnitzels. Add to fry pan and brown on each side for 2 to 3 minutes. Reduce heat to very low, add the juice of 1 orange plus the brandy. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes while basting periodically.

Finely slice remaining orange. Remove pork from pan and transfer to a serving dish; keep warm.

Mix cornstarch with a little water and add to pan juices. Cook and stir until thick and clear, pour over schnitzels. Garnish with sliced orange and spring onions. Serve immediately.

Heat a covered microwave browning dish according to directions. Add oil and garlic, cover and cook for 1 minute on HIGH. Add pork, cover and brown on HIGH for 2 minutes on each side. Add juice of one orange plus brandy, cover and reduce heat to MEDIUM LOW and cook for 30 minutes. Stop and baste periodically with pan juices.

Remove pork from pan and place in a serving dish. Finely slice remaining orange.

Mix cornstarch with a little water to form a paste and add to the pan juices. Cover and heat on HIGH for 2 minutes. Pour over schnitzels and serve decorated with sliced orange and spring onions. Serve immediately.


Substitute 1 tablespoon of Grand Marnier for brandy.


Best served immediately.

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 347 cals
Kilojoules 1,453 kJ
Fat 15.0 g
Saturated Fat 4.4 g
Cholesterol 95 mg
Sodium 8 mg
Carbohydrates 11.0 g
Fiber 2.0 g
Total Sugars 7.6 g
Protein 35.0 g
Calcium 74.0 mg
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