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Tonkatsu Recipe

Tonkatsu Recipe
Tonkatsu Recipe

This Tonkatsu or Katsu recipe is fried to perfection, you can use pork or chicken as desired. Quick and easy to make with Tonkatsu sauce recipe.

Tonkatsu Recipe


2 pieces pork loin (or chicken breasts)
2 eggs
3/4 cup panko bread crumbs
1/4 cup flour
garlic salt ( or salt and pepper )
shredded cabbage and onion, tomatoes for garnish

For Tonkatsu Sauce:
1 tablespoon ketchup
2 ½ teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 ½ teaspoon Panda Brand Oyster Sauce
1 1/8 teaspoon sugar
*Stir all the ingredients in a small bowl.


Prepare you side dish: Shred or slice strips of cabbage as thinly as possible (in most japanese restaurants it is as thin as thread). Transfer the shredded cabbage into a bowl of water and set aside. Then you may also add 1 tomato and then slice. Set it aside.

Tonkatsu Preparation:

Slice the meat diagonally by 1/2 inch thick and pound it with a kitchen hammer for quick and easy frying. Rub it with garlic and season with salt (or salt and pepper). Beat the eggs into a bowl until frothy.

Coat the pork loin or chicken breast with flour, shake it a bit to remove excess flour. Then dip it into the egg wash. And toss in a bowl of panko bread crumbs.

Deep fry in hot oil for 5-7 minutes or until crispy and golden brown. Enjoy with tonkatsu sauce. If you don’t have any, you can simply put a couple drops of soy sauce into ketchup. Serve with shredded cabbage on the side with slices of tomatoes.

Serve hot and enjoy!

This recipe goes well with:


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