Tonteki (Pork Steak) from Mie Prefecture

Tonteki (Pork Steak) from Mie Prefecture

You can eat lots of cabbage and rice with this.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Pork shoulder thick steak
2 pieces
Secret tonteki sauce
Soy sauce
40 ml
Japanese Worcestershire-style sauce
60 ml
1 teaspoon
2 teaspoons
1 clove (as needed)


1. Tenderize the pork shoulder and cut into baseball glove shapes or bite size pieces.
2. Mix all the sauce ingredients in a bowl (either sliced garlic or whole garlic is okay). Marinate Step 1's pork in the mixture for about 15 minutes.
3. Heat vegetable oil in a pan and cook the pork and garlic.
4. Once the pork meat cooks through, add the sauce and simmer. When the sauce coats the meat well, it's ready to serve.
5. Serve with plenty of julienned cabbage.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is my family’s tonteki.