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deep-fried breaded beef cutlets

  • Serves: 2
  • Calories: 1275 kcal
  • Total Time: 20 m
    • Prep: 10 m
    • Cook: 10 m
  • Japanese: Bīfu-katsuretsu
Deep-Fried Breaded Beef Cutlets


  • 600 g boneless steaks
  • a little salt
  • a little pepper
  • oil for deep frying


  • 30 g flour
  • 1 egg
  • 50 g bread crumbs

two types of sauces:

    Sauce #1:
  • 140 g demi-glace sauce
  • 60 ml red wine
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

    Sauce #2:
  • suitable amount Worcestershire sauce
Step 1

step 1:

Stab both sides of the steaks 5 or 6 times with a fork. Sprinkle the little salt and pepper on both sides.

Step 2

step 2:

Lightly coat the steaks with the flour in a pan.

Step 3

step 3:

Beat the egg in a bowl and coat the steaks with the egg.

Step 4

step 4:

Then coat well with the bread crumbs in a separate pan.

Step 5

step 5:

Heat the oil to 170 °C and deep-fry the steaks on each side 2 minutes until golden brown. Remove and drain on a rack.

Step 6

step 6:

When using Sauce #1, pour the red wine in a pot and bring to a boil. Add the demi-glace sauce and salt. Boil for a couple of minutes.


Pour the Sauce #1 or Sauce #2 over the cutlets and serve.


Either demi-glace sauce or Worcestershire sauce suits the beef cutlets. Tonkatsu (using pork) is the most popular breaded cutlets dish in Japan. However, this beef katsuretsu dish is popular in the Kansai area (Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Hyōgo, Shiga and Wakayama prefectures).