Tonkatsu (Fried Pork Cutlet With Spicy Sauce)

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine ingredients for Spicy Dipping Sauce and set aside, covered, for 30 minutes for flavors to develop.
  • Lightly pound the pork slices until slightly flattened. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Coat lightly with flour.
  • Combine the egg and milk in a shallow pan. Place panko in a shallow pan. Dip pork slices in egg mixture, then coat both sides of pork slices with panko and set aside on a platter.
  • In a wok or shallow heavy saucepan, heat the oil to 360 degrees, or until a 1-inch cube of bread turn golden brown in 60 seconds. Fry, 2 or 3 slices at a time, 6 to 8 minutes or until golden brown and done inside. Turn once or twice for even browning. Drain cooked cutlets on paqper towels and keep warm in a 150 degree oven.
  • Place a pile of shredded raw cabbage on each serving plate. Slice cooked pork piece into 1/2-inch strips, keeping pieces in original shape. Place a sliced cutlet on top of each portion of shredded cabbage, arranging pork in its original shape, as if it had not been sliced. Serve with Spicy Dipping Sauce.
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