Tonkatsu (Fried Pork Chops) & Sauce

Lynn Dine

By
@diner524

A recipe I found on the "Taste of Home" website and here is what is stated: My dear friend, Junie Obi, shared the recipe for these breaded pork cutlets years ago. Her mom owned a food stand and served this traditional dish.—Yuko Shibata, Monterey Park, California.

Posting for the Japan portion of the Culinary Quest.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Pan Fry

Ingredients

4
boneless pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
3 Tbsp
all-purpose flour
1 Tbsp
garlic salt
2
eggs
2 c
panko (japanese) bread crumbs
oil for deep-fat frying

SAUCE

1/4 c
ketchup
2 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
1 Tbsp
sugar
1 Tbsp
reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 tsp
prepared hot mustard

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Flatten pork chops to 1/4-in. thickness. In a shallow bowl, combine flour and garlic salt. In a separate shallow bowl, whisk eggs. Place bread crumbs in a third bowl. Coat pork with flour mixture, then dip in eggs and coat in crumbs.
2
In an electric skillet, heat 1/4 in. of oil to 375°. Fry pork chops for 2-3 minutes on each side or until crisp and juices run clear. Drain on paper towels.
3
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the sauce ingredients; serve with pork

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Japanese