What to Serve With Pork Schnitzel: 20 Tasty Side Dishes

Pork Schnitzel side dishes

Pork schnitzel is a crispy, golden delight that many people love to enjoy. But the fun doesn't have to stop there!

In this post, we've gathered 20 delicious side dishes that pair perfectly with pork schnitzels, making your meal even more yummy and satisfying.

Let's dive in and explore these scrumptious options that will turn your pork schnitzel meal into a true feast!

Pork Schnitzel side dishes

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The best side dishes to serve with pork schnitzel are mashed potatoes, carrot fries, tater tots, potatoes and carrots, green beans, radish chips, potato rosti, tostada, fried pickles, bok choy, sweet and sour red cabbage, coleslaw, lettuce salad, potato dumplings, baked beans, spicy noodles, and French bread. 

Now, let's get cooking!

Sides For Pork Schnitzel

Pick your favorites from the list below.

1. Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes

Pork schnitzel tastes divine with buttery and soft mashed potatoes. The duo works wonders for even the picky eaters in your family. You can make the mashed potatoes tastier by adding some cheese to the mix.

Ensure to serve a good amount of this side dish so it complements your pork schnitzel till the end.

2. Carrot Fries

Carrot fries

Woo your family with a serving of carrot fries. These fries are healthy and taste incredible with pork schnitzel.

Besides, you don't have to use much cooking oil to prepare these crispy fries. You can cook them in an air fryer and get your desired results within a few minutes.

3. Tater Tots

Tater tots

Tater tots are crispy balls of goodness and quite addictive. You can get ready-made tater tots from the market and cook them using paprika, salt, and pepper as seasoning. It is a delight to eat this side dish with pork schnitzels, as every bite adds a spicy crunch and flavor to your dish.

4. Potatoes and Carrots

Potatoes and carrots

What is one of the simplest yet wholesome dishes to serve with pork schnitzel? In our opinion, it has to be potatoes and carrots. You can make them easily using the tagged recipe and invite friends and family for an appetizing lunch or dinner.

Season these vegetables with paprika, cumin, and cayenne pepper for a perfect spicy flavor.

5. Green Beans

Green beans

Green beans are healthy, crunchy, and quite fulfilling. But most importantly, they pair well with pork schnitzel, giving you a tasty meal to experience.

Besides, you don't require many ingredients while making this side dish. With just five ingredients, you can make a delicious side dish within five minutes using your instant pot.

6.  Radish Chips

Radish Chips

Radish chips are a guilt-free side dish because of their amazing benefits. They are healthy and quite fulfilling.

To make the best radish chips, you need radishes, olive oil, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. Use the tagged recipe to make them quickly at home and serve them with your favorite pork dish.

This side dish is perfect for kids who won't have vegetables any other way.

7. Potato Rosti

potato rosti

We love having anything "potato" with pork. So, this amazing side dish complements the main meal well. Potato rosti is a simple dish with ingredients like potatoes, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and chives for garnishing.

You can prepare the dish within a few minutes by applying very little effort.

8. Tostada


Have you ever had tostada? This is a salty and crispy snack, perfect for kids and choosy eaters. You can also enjoy it with pork schnitzels, provided that it is served fresh.

Tostada can be made in an instant pot and tastes great with anything as crispy and tender as the pork dish. We have tagged an easy recipe to cook tostadas at home. Follow and enjoy!

9.  Fried Pickles

Fried Pickles

Fried pickles are soft and savory. They also have a slightly sour flavor and are made of pickles, flour, Italian seasoning, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, hot sauce, and water. Use cooking spray to make the best fries pickles at home using your instant pot.

10. Bok Choy

Bok choy

Since pork schnitzel is a flavorful dish with a distinct texture, it makes sense to pair it with something as simple as bok choy.

You can make the bok choy interesting using ingredients like sesame oil, garlic, ginger, and soy sauce. Read through the given recipe and follow all the instructions for a wholesome side dish.

11. Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage

Sweet and sour red cabbage

There is nothing better than a serving of red cabbage. And when it is flavorful, you can't keep away from having it with your food.

This sweet and sour red cabbage is a German side dish that requires only four ingredients. You need butter, cabbage, sugar, vinegar, salt, and pepper to create a desirable and tempting side dish.

Follow the tagged recipe and enjoy an amazing meal.

12. Stuffed Butternut Squash

Butternut squash

We love suggesting interesting and unique side dishes. So, instead of cooking the same old options, prepare stuffed butternut squash with your pork schnitzel.

Stuff the squash with cheese, bacon and spinach. The perfect cheesy and creamy stuffing tastes amazing with the sweet flavors of pork and butternut squash.

Try and believe us!

13. Tomato Salad

Tomato salad

Are you looking for a simple yet flavorful side dish? If yes, prepare this tomato salad to serve with pork schnitzel.

So, what's so special about it? For starters, this salad is a summer favorite and tastes great with your pork dish. Secondly, it has many healthy ingredients like tomatoes, onions, herbs and a light dressing to make you feel full and satisfied.

14. Roasted Root Vegetables

Roasted root vegetables

To create this classic dish, you require root vegetables like carrots, sweet potatoes and beets. The recipe also demands onions, olive oil, salt, pepper and rosemary leaves.

Read the tagged recipe to find the best way to roast the vegetables and create an appetizing side dish.

15. Coleslaw

Coleslaw new

We love coleslaw because it goes great with all types of dishes, including pork schnitzel. To make the best coleslaw, you require crispy and colorful shredded cabbage mixed in a creamy dressing. Add hints of sweetness through sugar.

This coleslaw recipe will surely help you win hearts and praise.

16. Lettuce Salad

There is nothing quite like a simple lettuce salad. To prepare this salad, you require lettuce leaves, an egg, onions, mayonnaise, vinegar and pepper to create a flavorful bowl of awesomeness. Once the salad is ready, serve it alongside your pork schnitzel and enjoy the blend of flavors.

This salad is not only easy to make but is also quite budget-friendly.

17. German Potato Dumplings

Potato dumplings

These potato dumplings will blow your mind. They are soft and contain potatoes, starch, eggs and a simple seasoning to make. You can prepare them instantly and then rave about their unique texture on every bite.

18. Baked Beans

baked beans

If you are not in the mood to create an extravagant side dish, a serving of baked beans would do. However, if you are skeptical about making the best baked beans, we have shared an easy recipe for you.

This is a hassle-free dish, so try and make the saucy and smokey beans instantly.

19. Spicy Noodles

Spicy Noodles

These spicy noodles are loaded with chili and garlic. They are ready within a few minutes, giving you a taste of Asian food with every bite. Try the recipe and share your feedback.

20. French Bread

French bread

Finally, if you have nothing left to serve with pork schnitzel, prepare French bread and enjoy lots of warmth and softness. This bread is one of our favorites and has the potential to become yours too.

The fluffy bread can be aced using the tagged recipe.

Now that you know about the best side dishes, wait no further and create an excellent meal with pork schnitzel as your main dish. Share your food experiences with us, so we can offer all our guidance to you.

Happy Cooking!

Best Pork Schnitzel Side Dishes

  1. Mashed potatoes
  2. Carrot fries
  3. Tater tots
  4. Potatoes and carrots
  5. Green beans
  6. Radish chips
  7. Potato rosti
  8. Tostada
  9. Fried pickles
  10. Bok choy
  11. Sweet and sour red cabbage
  12. Stuffed butternut squash
  13. Tomato salad
  14. Roasted root vegetables
  15. Coleslaw
  16. Lettuce salad
  17. German Potato Dumplings
  18. Baked beans
  19. Spicy noodles
  20. French bread

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Pork Schnitzel side dishes

What To Serve With Pork Schntizel

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Course: dinner, lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: Austrian
Keyword: Pork Schnitzel, Pork Schnitzels, schnitzel
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2
Author: Corrie


  • 1 pork schnitzel


  • Make the best pork schnitzel at home.
  • Make a side dish from the list above. You can eat schnitzel with mashed potatoes, carrot fries, tomato salad, spicy noodles, French bread, potato rosti, green beans, potatoes and carrots, lettuce salad and coleslaw.
  • Serve and enjoy a wonderful meal 🙂
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