Healthy, tasty, easy peasy.


    • 4 x 180g Family Chef pork steaks
    • ½ plain flour
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/4 cup milk
    • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
    • ½ cups (170g) tri-coloured quinoa
    • 2 tsp lemon zest
    • Sea salt and cracked black pepper
    • ? cup thyme plus extra sprigs to serve
    • 1/2 cup (60ml) vegetable oil 

    Pesto ingredients:

    • 2 cups (100g) chopped rocket leaves
    • 1 cup basil leaves
    • ½ cup (40g) finely grated parmesan
    • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    • ? cup (80ml) water
    • sea salt and cracked black pepper

    Lay a piece of cling wrap on your chopping board, and place down pork steaks separately. Cover with another piece of cling wrap and using a mallet, pound steaks until approx 1cm thick. Set aside.

    Place the flour on a plate. Place the eggs and milk in a large bowl and whisk to combine.

    Place the breadcrumbs, quinoa, lemon zest, salt and pepper and thyme on a plate.

    Dip a piece of pork into the flour, followed by the egg mixture and then into the quinoa and breadcrumbs mixture, gently patting to coat all sides. Repeat with remaining pork.

    Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Cook pork for 3-4 minutes each side or until crispy and golden. Drain pork schnitzels on paper towel.

    To make the pesto, place the rocket, basil and parmesan in a food processor and process until finely chopped. Add the oil, water, salt and pepper and process until combined.

    Serve with pesto and salad of your choice.

    Cooking Time: <30 mins
    Dish Type: BBQ or Grill
    Occasion: Casual,Entertaining
    Special Diets: None
    Cuisine: Modern
    Kids Friendly: Probably not