Japanese Tonkatsu Sandwiches
Tonkatsu is a very popular modern Japanese dish - you can find it on rice dishes and Ramen. The crunchiness of the bread crumb layer with the tender texture of the pork makes this a great companion in sandwiches.
Tonkatsu is easy to make and require little ingredients. It makes a great lunch for anyone of any age!
- 3 pork loin chops
- 1 egg
- 1/3 cup flour
- 1 cup bread crumbs (Panko - should be fine bread crumbs)
- 1 tbsp soy sauce
- 1 tsp white pepper powder
- deep frying oil
- 6 pieces white bread
1. Quickly rinse the pork chops under cold water, and pat dry.
2. Marinade the pork chop with soy sauce, white pepper powder and some salt.
3. Place in the fridge for 2-3 hours or overnight (preferred).
4. Mix the flour and panko together in a shallow bowl. For the egg, beat until smooth.
5. For each pork chop loin, first dip thoroughly in the beaten egg and then into the flour and panko mixture. Make sure the pork loin is covered completely with the mix.
6. Heat up the dry frying oil. When the oil is ready, place in the pork loin and deep fry until golden brown.
7 Toast some white bread and when the bread is ready, assemble with pork chop. Serve immediately!