Ingredients needed for Pozharsky cutlets:
- Chicken minced meat, 500 g
- Veal minced meat, 300 g
- White bread, 3 slices
- Cream, 100 g
- 3 free-range eggs
- Butter, 50 g
- Bread crumbs, 100-200 g
- Salt and pepper (season by taste)
- Cooking technology
Cooking instructions for Pozharsky cutlets:
Take chicken minced meat and veal minced meat and put together into big bowl. Take white bread slices and cut crusts of bread from all sides. Put the bread in another bowl and add a cream. You need to cover the bread fully with the cream and leave it for 5-10 minutes. After this time take bread and wring out the cream (not fully, bread should stay wet).
Add to minced meats mixture the bread, butter, 2 eggs, salt and pepper. Mix all parts together until it is smooth. Take piece of the mixture and shape cutlet – it should be quite big, approximately as average phone length; oval shape and about 1-1.5 cm diameter. Place prepared cutlets on the plate and put in the fridge for 20-30 minutes.
Sprinkle a bread crumbs on any flat surface (better use flat plate) and stir 1 egg in separate bowl.
Take the cutlets from the fridge and follow the steps – each cutlet put into egg mixture and then into bread crumbs. Bread crumbs should cover the cutlet from all sided.
Take the pan, oil it with vegetable oil and heat it on the middle flame. Put the cutlets on the pan and fry all over until browned. Place the cover, reduce heat till minimum and cook for 8-10 minutes.
Better serve with sour cream or finely chopped greens.