Panko Crusted Mustard Pork Cutlets

★★★★★ 27 Reviews
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By Debbie Deverill
from Gilbert, AZ

I love pork the other white meat.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

I have become a BIG fan of using dijon mustard to coat meat... It seems to not only enhance the meat's flavor, but also helps to seal in the juices. This recipe is the perfect testament to that theory - It's a must-try!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
serves 2
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Pan Fry


  • 3/4 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh sage chopped fine, or 1 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1 tsp
    grated fresh lemon rind
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 2 (10) oz
    pork cutlets, tenderized, if preferred
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil, more if necessary
  • lemon wedge (optional)

How To Make

  • 1
    Combine first 4 ingredients on plate. Whisk egg and 2 T water in medium bowl to blend. Whisk mayonnaise and Dijon mustard in small bowl.
  • 2
    Dredge pork cutlets with mayo-mustard mixture; dip into beaten egg, then coat with panko crumb mixture. Transfer to plate. Heat oil in heavy medium skillet over med-high heat.
  • 3
    Add pork; cook until no longer pink on inside and crumbs are golden brown, about 5 minutes per side. Garnish with fresh sage, if desired, and serve with lemon wedges.