Sliced pork cutlets on top of cauliflower rice

Crispy Pork Cutlets with Cauliflower Rice

These crispy Pork Cutlets with Cauliflower Rice come together in 30 minutes and in one skillet!  We love cauli-rice around here the possibilities are endless!

Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5
303 kcal


For cutlets

  • 4-6 pork cutlets (or chicken cutlets)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup panko crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

For Cauliflower Rice

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 cups cauliflower rice, fresh or frozen
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons chicken stock or water
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley save a tablespoon for garnish
  • 1/4 cup grated parmasan optional


  1. In shallow dish, combine bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, italian seasoning, salt and pepper.

  2. Press cutlets into bread mixture and set aside.

  3. Heat a large skillet on medium high heat.  Add one tablespoon butter and olive oil until hot.  

  4. Sear breaded cutlets.  About 3 minutes on each side or until cooked through.  Careful not to overcook.  Remove to plate and cover with foil to keep warm.

  5. Reduce skillet temperature to medium.  Add one tablespoon butter, onions and garlic.  Saute until onions are translucent, scraping up all the bits of crispy stuff left over from searing the pork.

  6. Add cauliflower rice, italian seasoning, broth, salt and pepper.  Cook for about 5 minutes or until all liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.  Toss in chopped parsley and grated parmesan if desired .

  7. Add pork cutlets back to the skillet and heat until warm.  Sprinkle with remaining parsley. Serve!

Recipe Notes

Nutritional information is for 1 cutlet and about a half cup cauliflower rice.

Nutrition Facts
Crispy Pork Cutlets with Cauliflower Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 303 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 105mg35%
Sodium 476mg20%
Potassium 814mg23%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 185IU4%
Vitamin C 43mg52%
Calcium 100mg10%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.