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deep–fried ham cutlets

  • Serves: 2
  • Calories: 435 kcal
  • Total Time: 10 m
  • Japanese: Hamu-katsu
Deep–Fried Ham Cutlets


  • 4 slices ham
  • (preferably thicker than 5 mm.)
  • suitable amount Worcestershire sauce
  • salad oil for deep frying


  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 egg
  • 30 g bread crumbs
Step 1

step 1:

Lightly coat the ham slices with the flour in a pan.

Step 2

step 2:

Beat the egg in a bowl and coat the ham slices with the egg.

Step 3

step 3:

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

Step 4

step 4:

Heat the oil to 170 °C and deep-fry the ham slices on each side a couple of minutes until golden brown.


Pour Worcestershire sauce over the ham cutlets.


This deep-fried dish is famous in Japan. It is more often bought at grocery store deli sections than cooked at home. The combination of ham and bread crumbs has a unique crispy texture, which the Worcestershire sauce suits well.