What is it?

German style pork steak.

How is it called in German?

“Schweinesteak” or “Schweinenackensteak”

Germans use the English word for “Steak”.

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Schweinesteaksemmel

Pork Steak Sandwich

Pork steaks are very popular among Germans and pretty much always present in restaurants, barbeques and fairground events like the Oktoberfest.

The Schweinenackensteak (pork neck steak) is made from the neck of the pig. Since the neck carries the head of the pig, it is especially strong. Neck steaks stand out in how juicy and tender and flavorful they are. The large part in muscular fat makes for good taste and keeps meat tender while it is roasted or grilled. This is why you get tasty steaks from the pork neck both for grilling and pan frying.

Recipe

grilled german pork steaks

Pork Neck Steaks

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Bavarian, German
Servings: 6 portions
Author: Angela Schofield

Ingredients

  • 6 pork steaks

Marinade:

  • 2 tsp. coarse salt
  • 1 tsp. coarse pepper
  • 1 tsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. coarse paprika
  • 1 tbsp. garlic paste
  • 2 tsp. mustard
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup beer

Instructions

  • Mix together all marinade ingredients.
  • Wash pork chops and pat dry.
  • Brush pork chops with marinade on both sides.
  • Place into a casserole pan, cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • Grill until well done, 4-5 minutes per side.
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Serving Tip:

Try a nicely grilled pork steak on a crispy German Brötchen, pretzel roll or serve it with German potato salad.