Veal with Okra and Apple

veal with okra and apple

Veal with Okra and Apple

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Servings: 4
Calories: 538


  • 4 oz green eating apple cored and thickly sliced
  • 1 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 2 veal escalopes about 6 oz each
  • seasoned flour
  • 3 oz packet full fat soft cheese
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 2 oz dried white breadcrumbs
  • 7 tbsp peanut oil
  • 12 oz okra trimmed
  • 7 floz carton apple juice
  • salt and freshly ground pepper


  • Put the apple slices into a bowl with the cider vinegar and toss well to coat.
  • Place the veal escalopes between sheets of cling film.
  • Beat with a rolling pin until very thin then coat with seasoned flour.
  • Spread one side of one escalope with the cream cheese. Place the other escalope on top and press down well. Slice the veal into 1 cm (1/2 inch) wide strips.
  • Coat again in seasoned flour, dip into the egg and coat in breadcrumbs. Chill well for about 30 minutes.
  • Heat 90 ml (6 tbsp) oil in a wok or large frying pan. Fry the veal slices over a medium heat for 4-5 minutes, until golden brown. Remove with a slotted spoon and keep warm.
  • Add the okra to the pan, adding extra oil if necessary. Fry, stirring, over a medium heat for 3 - 4 minutes then add the apple juice. Bring to the boil and simmer, covered, for about 10 minutes. Stir in the apple slices and vinegar and season.
  • Return the veal strips to the pan. Shake over a high heat for a further 2-3 minutes to heat through. Serve immediately.
Calories: 538 kcal
Carbohydrates: 28 g
Protein: 22 g
Fat: 39g
Saturated Fat: 11 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 134 mg
Sodium: 238 mg
Potassium: 652 mg
Fiber: 5 g
Sugar: 10 g
Vitamin A: 970 IU
Vitamin C: 24 mg
Calcium: 116 mg
Iron: 3 mg
Ingredients Veal
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