Wiener Schnitzel is a very thin, breaded and deep fried Schnitzel from veal. It belongs to the best known specialities of Viennese cuisine. The Wiener Schnitzel is the national dish of Austria.
The dish is prepared from butterfly cut, about 4 mm thin and lightly hammered veal slices, slightly salted, and rolled in flour, whipped eggs and bread crumbs.
Wiener schnitzel traditionally is served with lemon slices and potato salad; and sometimes with french fries.