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Katsu-don

This recipe, also known as Pork Cutlet Donburi, is served with a mushroom and ginger broth.

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless pork chops, pounded thin

  • vegetable oil ( for frying)

  • salt & pepper

  • Coating

  • 3 tablespoons flour

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 1 cup japanese breadcrumbs (panko)

  • ¼ cup sesame seeds

  • Broth

  • 1 cup assorted mushrooms

  • ½ knob ginger, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, chopped

  • 1 tsp dashi powder

  • ¼ cup water

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce

  • 1 tbsp sugar

  • 2 tbsp mirin

  • 2 tbsp coriander, chopped

  • 1 tbsp spring onion, chopped

Method

  • 1.

    Dust first with flour, then dip into the beaten egg, then the panko crumbs.

  • 2.

    Repeat the egg wash and breadcrumb process to give it extra crunch.

  • 3.

    Heat vegetable oil, 1 inch deep in frying until a few breadcrumbs dropped into the middle of oil surface immediately.

  • 4.

    Fry cutlets in the oil until light brown, about 4 minutes each side.

  • 5.

    Drain on paper towels and then cut into 1 inch strips.

  • Broth:

  • 1.

    In a hot pan heat a little oil. Add assorted mushrooms, ginger, garlic, mirin, dashi powder, water, sugar and soy sauce. Cook for 2 – 3 minutes.

  • 2.

    Stir through coriander and spring onion.

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