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Pork Cutlet

Pork cutlets are thin, boneless pieces of pork that are fast and easy to cook. They come from the loin which is one of the leanest, most tender parts of the pig. These cutlets are versatile and can be utilized in a variety of ways in your kitchen. They can be simply seasoned and pan-fried for a quick meal or can be used in more complex dishes such as pork schnitzel or breaded cutlets. Additionally, their quick-cooking nature also makes them a perfect choice for stir-frys or sandwiches.
#35
IN PORK
162
CAL / 100G
$0.44
AVG / OZ
Pork Cutlet
17%
CARBS
25%
FAT
59%
PROTEIN
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Pork Cutlet FAQ
When cooking pork cutlets, individuals often face difficulties around the topics of selecting cutlets, avoiding overcooking to keep them tender and juicy, and adding flavors without overdoing it. A common pitfall is overcooking the cutlet, which makes it tough and dry, defeating the purpose of using cutlets which are tender and quick to cook. Sufficient seasoning is also a concern since cutlets are lean and can taste bland without proper seasoning. To get the best out of your pork cutlets, start by selecting fresh cutlets of even thickness to ensure uniform cooking. Don't rush the pan-frying. Instead, brown them on each side, allow them to cook thoroughly but avoid overcooking. Additionally, marinating the cutlets before cooking can introduce a variety of flavors. When it comes to breaded cutlets, it is important to firmly press the breading onto the cutlets to ensure it sticks well. Using the traditional 'flour, eggs, breadcrumbs' method will give you a crisp and golden crust. Other lesser-known tips include poking small holes in the meat with a fork before cooking, which allows the meat to absorb more of the marinade. Resting your meat after cooking it will also allow the juices to redistribute throughout the cutlet, making it even more tender and juicy.
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Health Info
Macros
5g
CARBS
8g
FAT
19g
PROTEIN
Allowed on these diets
LOW FAT
HIGH CALCIUM
KETO
MEDITERRANEAN
LOW CARB
LACTOSE FREE
GLUTEN FREE
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