deep-fried breaded pork tenderloin cutlets
- Serves: 2
- Calories: 466 kcal
- Japanese: Hire-katsu
- 10 1/2 ounces pork tenderloin
- a little salt
- a little pepper
- oil for deep-frying
- 2/3 ounce flour
- 1 egg
- 1 1/2 ounces bread crumbs
Cut the pork into 1 in. pieces. Sprinkle the salt and pepper on both sides.
Lightly coat the pork with the flour in a pan.
Beat the egg in a bowl. Add the pork and coat with the egg.
Then coat well with the bread crumbs in a separate pan.
Heat the oil to 340 °F and deep-fry the pork pieces on each side 4 to 5 minutes until golden brown. Remove and drain on a rack.
Serve and pour the dipping sauce described below over the cutlets.
The meat used in tonkatsu can be either pork roast or tenderloin. This dish using tenderloin has a lighter taste and fewer calories because the amount of fat is less than in pork roast. Tonkastu is almost always served with shredded cabbage.
- Tonkatsu Sauce
- 1/4 cup ketchup
- 1/8 cup Worcestershire sauce
Mix the ketchup and Worcestershire sauce in a bowl.
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