deep fried

By Tracy O.                        Oh My Food Recipes

1. Wash or rinse  pork cutlet then dry them with paper towels. Then, put them on a chopping board, cover with a plastic wrap and pound them with a meat mallet.

2. After that, put the pork chops on a plate. Sprinkle salt and five spice powder. Let it marinate for at least 15 minutes before cooking.

3. Pour flour on a plate, cover both sides of the pork cutlets with flour.


4. Beat eggs in a bowl.

5. Dip the pork cutlet into the egg mixture. Make sure both sides of the pork chop are covered with eggs.

6. Pour Japanese style bread crumbs on a plate. Then, make sure both sides of the pork chop are covered with bread crumbs.


7. Heat up 1 cup of oil in a wok or pan, turn on fire to medium high and wait until oil gets around 350F (180C).

8. Gently put the breaded pork chop into the oil and turn the fire to medium low. Deep fry both sides until it turns a little brown.


9. Double deep fry cutlets which means deep fry them again until it turns golden brown.

10. After that, put the tonkatsu deep fried pork chops on a plate with a paper towel to absorb excess oil. Sprinkle salt on the deep fried cutlets and let it wait for a few minutes before cutting them.