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A boneless cut of meat, sometimes breaded. Usually a thin cutlet of veal or pork, although poultry filets can also be called Schnitzel. A well-known type of Schnitzel is the Wiener Schnitzel (Wien = Vienna) which is a battered and fried veal cutlet. In Germany the Schnitzel is usually served with french fries or potatoes.

Types of Schnitzel:

Wiener Schnitzel (Viennese), Schweineschnitzel (pork), Kalbschnitzel (veal), Haehnchenschnitzel (chicken), Putenschnitzel (turkey)