Tonkatsu is tasty, quick and easy to prepare, and fiercely popular... Think of this as the Japanese chicken nugget, only tastier! I like mine dipped in the delicious sauce and served over a simple white rice with crisp apple chunks folded in. A green alongside accompanies well for a full meal.
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- 1Combine applesauce, ketchup, Worcestershire, mustard, and vinegar in medium saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
- 2Bread pork: dredge in flour, shake excess, dip in egg, drain excess, press into panko.
- 3Add 3 T. of oil to large skillet over medium heat. Cook pork for ~5 minutes each side, until golden brown. Add reserved oil to pan prior to flipping pork.
- 4Remove golden brown and delicious chops from pan and allow to rest for 3 minutes before cutting into strips ~1-1 1/4 inches wide. Serve immediately with sauce.
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Nutritional Facts for Terrific Tonkatsu (Japanese Pork Cutlet/Chops/Tenderloin)
Serving Size: 1 (151 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 339.7
- Calories from Fat 175
- Total Fat 19.5 g
- Saturated Fat 3.8 g
- Cholesterol 128.5 mg
- Sodium 335.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 11.7 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
- Sugars 4.2 g
- Protein 28.6 g
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