Garlic Tonkatsu (Pork Cutlet)

Garlic Tonkatsu (Pork Cutlet)

This uses a simple breading with grated garlic. This is a recipe for delicious garlic-flavored tonkatsu.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Pork loin
2 pieces
2 ~ 3 cloves
☆Salt and pepper
a small amount
☆Plain flour
3 tablespoons
as needed
Frying oil
as needed
Tonkatsu sauce
to taste


1. Mix together all the ☆ ingredients in a bowl. ※Grate the garlic.
2. Pierce the pork all over with a fork. Next, pound lightly with the back of a knife and then coat with the mixture from Step 1.
3. Coat the dredged pork from Step 2 in the panko.
4. Heat the oil to 160-170°C and fry the pork until golden brown.
5. Drain off the excess oil, then cut into easy-to-eat pieces. Top with your favorite sauce and enjoy!

Story Behind this Recipe

My husband said that the garlic tonkatsu he ate at a tonkatsu restaurant was delicious, so I tried to recreate the flavor he had in mind. Just a bit garlic makes a big difference!