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Tonkatsu (Skewered Tonkatsu)

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  • Easy
  • Serves 2
Tonkatsu in the middle of this picture. "Tonkatsu" is a typical Japanese home cooked dish and it is one of the most popular dishes in Japan. It is said that the word "katsu" comes from the French word "cotelett". The Japanese word "Katsu" means 'win'. Some Japanese people eat Tonkatsu the day before a special-day .


  • 170g of pork loin
  • 60g of cabbage
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon of flour
  • 20g of breadcrumbs
  • a pinch of salt
  • a pinch of pepper


  • STEP 1
    Cut pork into bite-size chunks and shred cabbage.
  • STEP 2
    Sprinkle salt and pepper on the pork, coat it with flour and dip it in the beaten egg. Cover the meat with breadcrumbs and press lightly with hands.
  • STEP 3
    Heat the oil(to 170-180℃), and deep-fry the pork for 5minutes, or fry until golden brown on both sides. Drain excess oil.
  • STEP 4
    Skewer pork and cabbage alternately.

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