Japanese Tonkatsu (Pork Chops)

Total Time
15 mins
20 mins

Lovely, tasty, and worth all the new ingredients

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  1. Whisk first four ingredients in small measure until combined; set sauce aside.
  2. Season pork chops (preferably 3/4" thick) with salt and pepper mixture. Dredge each chop in flour, until coated, then dip chops in eggs and then in breadcrumbs, pressing crumbs to adhere.
  3. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. When oil is hot, add pork. Cook first side 3 to 4 minutes, or until golden brown. Turn pork, and cook second side 3 to 4 minutes, adjusting heat, if necessary, so chops cook rapidly but coating does not burn, or until golden brown and cooked through.
  4. Make a mound of cabbage on each of 4 plates. Drizzle cabbage with a bit of sauce, then top with a chop. Serve with lemon wedges and remaining sauce.