Lithuanian Schnitzel & White Dill Sauce

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Recipe: #38112

January 20, 2022

"Lithuanian Schnitzel with White Sauce / Šniceliai su balta duona ir padažu"

Original is 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (230.4 g)
  • Calories 458.4
  • Total Fat - 33.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 12.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 305.7 mg
  • Sodium - 687.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 11.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.9 g
  • Sugars - 4.3 g
  • Protein - 26.2 g
  • Calcium - 119.1 mg
  • Iron - 3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.4 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Cut the bread crust from jewish rye bread slices

Step 2

Crumble the soft part of the bread, put it in a bowl, pour over milk and stir it.

Step 3

Let it soak for 10 minutes.

Step 4

Press milk out of

Step 5

Saving milk

Step 6

Mix ground pork, beef, turkey, 1 egg, pressed bread crumbs, pepper and ¾ teaspoon of salt in one bowl.

Step 7

Whisk the egg with a pinch of salt and 2 tablespoons of milk (that was leftover from bread) in another bowl.

Step 8

Put breadcrumbs in a plate.

Step 9

Preheat some oil over medium heat in a skillet.

Step 10

Take a small handful of ground meat mix, form a thin (~1 cm (0.5 inch) in thickness) schnitzel patty

Step 11

Dip in the egg mixture, then the breadcrumbs, gently pressing the crumbs into the schnitzel and add to a skillet.

Step 12

Fry on both sides until schnitzel is light brown in color.

Step 13

Prepare the rest of the schnitzels in the same way.

Step 14

After schnitzels are done place them on a plate.

Step 15


Step 16

Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat, add flour and fry until golden in color.

Step 17

Then pour in milk, mix well and heat it up until the sauce thickens a bit.

Step 18

Add sour cream, dill and mix.

Step 19

Dont boil after this point

Step 20

Heat up the sauce while stirring constantly for several minutes until it becomes a little thicker.

Step 21

Season with salt and pepper to taste. Pour the sauce over the schnitzel before serving.


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