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Easy Melty Cheese Pork Cutlets (Tonkatsu)

Easy Melty Cheese Pork Cutlets (Tonkatsu)

The cheese is soft and melty. The shiso leaves are refreshing.
For people who are bored with regular tonkatsu! It's very easy.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Pork slices (for ginger pork, about 2 mm thick)
8 slices
Sliced cheese
2 slices
Shiso leaves
4 leaves
Panko
as needed
Egg
as needed
Katakuriko
as needed
Grated pepper
to taste

Steps

1. Cut the cheese and shiso leaves in half.
2. Sandwich the shiso leaves and cheese between the pork slices.
3. Mix the katakuriko and pepper, spread in a shallow container, and coat the pork.
4. Coat the cutlets with beaten egg and panko, and fry as you would regular tonkatsu.

Story Behind this Recipe

Shiso leaves and cheese go so well together!
I was rather bored with regular tonkatsu...