What’s the difference between escalope and schnitzel?
While schnitzels are fried, escalopes need not be, even though it most commonly is.
What is escalope made of?
Escalopes are typically thin slices of boneless meat. In this video Great British Chefs deomonstate how to make an escalope using turkey, however you can use this technique with chicken, pork, veal or fish. Initially coating the meat in flour allows the egg to coat the meat evenly before dipping in breadcrumbs.
What cut is escalope?
Cut from the topside muscle at the top of the leg, veal escalopes have a medium grain giving plenty of character to the taste. They benefit from a few hits from a meat mallet or even a rolling pin to flatten before frying, ensuring cooking time is as quick as possible.