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Tonkatsu with Pork
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Tonkatsu with Pork

Tonkatsu with Pork

I made this for Pork Day on SAM THE COOKING GUY TV show, I LOVE this dish! Serves 3


  • pork tenderloin (my pork was from COOK PIGS RANCH)
  • 1 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup (Japanese) Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup All Purpose flour
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fresh black pepper
  • steamed white rice for serving


  1. Cut medallions, place in a piece of wax paper with a rolling pin or bottle flatten out the pork to even thickness
  2. Season pork both side with Kosher salt and pepper
  3. Breading station: 3 bowls for flour, beaten eggs, Panko
  4. Coat pork with flour, egg, then Panko
  5. In a small bowl mix oyster sauce, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and sugar
  6. Preheat oil in deep skillet to 350 degrees (test: dip a chopstick into the pan, if the oil bubbles it’s ready)
  7. Cook breaded pork in oil for 3 minutes each side until golden brown, drain on paper towel
  8. Slice pork, serve on bed of rice, top with Tonkatsu sauce, garnish with green onions.