Tonkatsu is one of the most popular western
style foods in Japan and has now become Japanized.
Japanese word “Katsu” has a meaning
of “win”. So people prefer to eat Tonkatsu
before having a game or an important examination. Please try Japanese style
(4 servings) ＞
pork loin fillets (1cm thick each), a small amount of salt and pepper, 3 tbsp.
flour, 1 egg, 1 cup dried bread crumbs, salad oil for deep frying, 4 leaves
cabbage,12 cherry tomatoes, Japanese mustard, Tonkatsu sauce
1．Make 2 or 3 shortcuts across the line of the pork
fillets and pound with a meat pounder to tender. Sprinkle with salt and pepper
on both sides.
2. Cover the pork in flour. Dip in beaten egg
and then coat with dried bread crumbs evenly.
3. Shred cabbage and soak in water and drain.
4. Heat salad oil(160～170℃) in a frying pan and fry till
the pork turns golden brown and turn over.
5. Arrange the
shredded cabbage in a little mound on a plate, garnish with cherry tomatoes and
place Tonkatsu. Serve with mustard
and Tonkatsu sauce.
Note: Tonkatsu sauce is thick and rich in flavor. It is
sold at supermarkets.