Tonkatsu Food, Japan

What is Tonkatsu: Tonkatsu Food is a Japanese dish which consists of breaded deep fried pork cutlet. Two main types of Tonkatsu are fillets and loin. It is often served with cabbage and is more or less like the cutlet. It was first introduced at Korea around 1930's by the Japanese which was not sliced and served with bread.

How to make the Tonkatsu (Food recipe): The homemade Tonkatsu sauce is popular Japanese sauce for Tonkatsu and other fried foods. It is tangy and perfect for dipping with favorite fried food and the taste is rich because of great ingredients. When you want to eat something different with the help of pork or meat balls it can be made into Tonkatsu and it will not only rustle up a Japanese fest but it will be the easiest ever recipe to be made from different kinds of leftover kept in the freeze.


. 4 slices pork loin or tenderloin which is each about 1/2-inch thick with 5 ounces.

. Salt and ground black pepper freshly grounded.

. Flour for dredging

. 2 Eggs, lightly beaten

. 2 cups panko( Bread crumbs)

. Vegetable Oil for pan frying

. Shredded napa cabbage for serving

. Lemon wedges for garnish

. Tonkatsu sauce for dipping

Recipe out of Tonkatsu:

1.Remove the large piece of fat on the edge of each pork loin and then bash each of the loins with baking of the parchment until around 1cm in it's thickness. Once it is bashed use the hands to reshape meat to the original shape and thickness with ensuring the meat to be succulent.

2.Putting the flour, eggs and panko breadcrumbs are kept into three separate wide-rimmed bowls. Seasoning of the meat is done with dipping it first in the flour followed by eggs and then the breadcrumbs.

3.In one of the large frying or saute pan one has to add enough oil to come up with heating the oil to 180 C and then add two pork chops and cook for 1 minute 30 seconds on each of the side. Once it is done remove and leave the rest on wire rack for 30 minutes with remaining pork chops.

4.While the pork is resting make the sauce by whisking the ingredients together and add spalsh of water to make it particularly thick. Since the Tonkatsu is heavy it can also be sliced and served with sauce.

In this way, a simple recipe gets prepared for enjoying the snacks and served either during the breakfast or evening snacks making it a food to enjoy.