Tonkatsu is a much standard fare in a Japanese Restaurant. Tender pork cutlets fried with a flaky panko crust traditionally served with a flavorful dipping sauce made of familiar Worcestershire sauce.
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A much standard fare in a Japanese Restaurant. Tender pork cutlets fried with a flaky panko crust traditionally served with a flavorful dipping sauce made of familiar Worcestershire sauce.
- Oil for frying
- 1 1/2 lb. pork cutlets pounded
- pinch salt freshly ground black pepper
- 1/2 c. flour
- 1/2 c. panko flakes (Japanese bread crumb)
- 2 large eggs beaten
- 1 TB Aloha shoyu
- 1 tsp. brown sugar
- oil for frying
- shredded cabbage
- 1 c. catsup
- 1/2 c. Worchershire sauce
- 1/2 c. sake
- 2 TB ginger grated
- 2 cloves garlic grated
- 1/4 c. brown sugar
- 1/4 c. mirin
- In a saucepan over medium heat; combine all ingredients. Bring to a boil; stirring occasionally. Reduce heat. Allow to simmer 15-20 minutes. Keep refrigerated.Make 2 ½ cups.
- On a serving platter; place cabbage; set aside. In a wok or deep fat fryer; heat oil.
- Lightly season pork with salt and pepper. In 3 separate shallow bowls; place flour, panko and egg mixed with soy sauce and sugar.
- Dredge pork in flour, dip in egg mixture and coat with panko. Deep fry pork until golden brown; drain on paper towels.
How To Serve:
- For service: slice and serve over cabbage with individual serving bowls of favorite Tonkatsu Sauce. Serves 4.
Calories: 684kcalCarbohydrates: 91gProtein: 49gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 194mgSodium: 1515mgPotassium: 1244mgFiber: 2gSugar: 37gVitamin A: 446IUVitamin B1: 2mgVitamin B5: 2mgVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 139mgIron: 6mg
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