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seared breaded pork cutlets

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 382 kcal
  • Total Time: 20 m
    • Prep: 10 m
    • Cook: 10 m
  • Japanese: Yaki-tonkatsu
Seared Breaded Pork Cutlets



  • 4 boneless pork chops
  • a little salt
  • a little pepper
  • 4 tablespoons salad oil


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


  • 280 g shredded cabbage
  • 4 lemon wedges
Step 1

step 1:

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

Step 2

step 2:

Lightly dust the chops in the flour.

Step 3

step 3:

Put the egg in a bowl and coat the chops 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 in a frying pan over a medium low flame and sear the chops on each side about 5 minutes. Remove and drain on a rack.

Step 6

step 6:

Slice the cutlets across into 2 cm. strips.


Serve the pork cutlets and garnishes on 4 plates. Pour the dipping sauce described below over the cutlets.


Because this recipe uses only a little oil, it has a healthier and simpler taste than deep-fried breaded pork cutlets.


Dipping sauce

Tonkatsu Sauce
  • Tonkatsu Sauce
  • 100 ml ketchup
  • 60 ml Worcestershire sauce
Step 1
step 1:

Mix the ketchup and Worcestershire sauce in a bowl.