Zigeuner Schnitzel Gravy
This zesty, flavorful bell pepper sauce takes schnitzel to new culinary heights.
red bell peppers
yellow bell pepper
bread and butter pickle stackers / sandwich slices
alternatively vegetable or beef broth
shot of pickle juice
Peel and slice the onion and pickle slices into strips.
Wash the bell peppers, clean out the seeds and cut them into strips.
In a large pan melt the butter over medium heat, add the flour, tomato paste, ketchup and garlic paste, and fry for a couple of minutes. Be careful not to burn it.
Add the heavy cream, garlic paste, paprika powder, chili powder, season with and pepper to taste and let simmer for a couple of minutes.
Add the broth and the pickle juice, mix well and bring to a light simmer and then set it aside.
In another pan heat vegetable oil over medium heat.
Fry the onions until lightly brown, then add the bell pepper strips and fry together for about 2-3 minutes.
Add the onion and bell pepper mix to the pan with the sauce and mix well.
Taste test and season with more salt and pepper if necessary.
Serve over breaded or unbreaded pork schnitzel and a side of french fries, spaetzle or rice. You can find the recipe for
authentic German Schnitzels here
Zigeuner Schnitzel Gravy August 10, 2022