Crispy Pork Cutlets with Fresh Pear Sauce

This recipe was inspired by two classic dishes: Schnitzel, the crispy, thinly pounded cutlets so popular in Germany, and the classic all-American combination of pork, applesauce (or in this case, pear sauce), and sour cream. This recipe makes for a delicious and warming winter dinner, and it’s perfect served with a simple steamed or roasted vegetable – I highly recommend Brussels sprouts. Ingredients Pear Sauce 3 ripe USA Pears, such as Red Bartlett, Anjou, or Comice 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons sherry vinegar ¼ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon salt Pork 4 pork cutlets, 4 – 5 ounces each Salt and freshly ground black pepper ½ cup flour 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup breadcrumbs Equal parts butter and olive oil for frying Directions For the pear sauce: Roughly chop two of the pears and place them into a saucepan over Continue reading