Veal schnitzel with Grana Padano sauce

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Veal schnitzel with Grana Padano sauce


. Schwierigkeitsgrad: Mittel . Menge: 4 Personen . Zubereitungsdauer: 1 hour


Veal schnitzel:
4 veal escalopes, each weighing 100g (preferably high-welfare British rose veal)
2 eggs
120g of plain flour
90g of Panko breadcrumbs
1 pinch of dried rosemary
50g of Grana Padano Riserva, grated
oil, neutral flavour for frying
Grana Padano sauce:
1 tbsp of plain flour
1 tbsp of unsalted butter
25ml of olive oil
1 tsp garlic, crushed
40ml of white wine
50g of Grana Padano Riserva, grated
100ml of single cream
1 pinch of rosemary, (optional)


Preheat oven to a very low heat, about 80°C
In a shallow dish, beat the eggs and season with salt and pepper. Place the flour in another shallow dish. Mix the breadcrumbs, rosemary and Grana Padano in a third shallow dish. On the side have one clean plate.
Season the escalopes with salt and pepper. Dip the first escalope in the flour then shake off any excess. Dip the floured veal into the beaten eggs, then place in the breadcrumb mixture, firmly pressing the crumbs onto the veal. Place on the spare plate and continue with the rest of the slices.
Heat enough oil to shallow-fry to 200°C in a deep skillet. Prepare a baking tray fitted with a wire rack to one side. Using tongs, carefully place each piece of breaded veal in the hot oil and fry until golden brown on both sides, about 6 minutes in total (you may need to do one at a time depending on your pan size). Place the veal escalopes on the rack and put them in the oven to keep warm while you make the sauce.
Place the flour and butter in a small bowl and mix to form a paste.
In a small, deep, heavy-bottomed pan, heat the olive oil over a medium-low heat. Add the garlic and the roux (butter and flour paste) and cook for about 2 minutes, stirring continuously.
Pour in the white wine and stir for a further 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the Grana Padano Riserva, cream, and rosemary. Taste and check the seasoning.
Serve the schnitzels with the Grana Padano sauce and your choice of seasonal vegetables.
Rosana McPhee