Tonkatsu Pork – crispy coated sliced pork with a delicious sweet and tangy sauce. These crispy breaded pork cutlets taste the best when they’re pan-fried, but if you’d rather bake them, that’s also an option!

INGREDIENTS of Crispy Fried Pork Cutlet

    • 4 boneless pork 
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
    • 2 eggs beaten
    • 3/4 cup breadcrumbs
    • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
    • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 5 tablespoons olive oil divided
    • 1 lime quartered
    • Chopped cilantro for garnish

How to make Crispy Fried Pork Cutlet

  • Line a large cutting board with plastic wrap.
  • Lay pork chops on top in a single layer, and then cover with another piece of plastic wrap.
  • Pound each pork chop to about 1/4-inch thickness.
  • Season with salt and black pepper on both sides.
  • Ready 3 shallow bowls – the first with the flour, the second with the eggs, and the third with the breadcrumbs.
  • Add the garlic powder, chili powder, ground coriander, paprika, ground cumin, and dried oregano in the breadcrumbs. Mix together to combine.
  • Heat olive oil in a kadhai over medium heat.
  • Working in 2 batches, dredge two cutlets in flour, then dip in egg, and then into the seasoned breadcrumbs.
  • Sauté the cutlets for 3-4 minutes per side.
  • Add the olive oil and repeat the same steps with the remaining 2 cutlets.
  • Garnish with a sprinkle of chopped cilantro and serve with lime wedges.


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