Easy and Delicious, Tender Pork Piccata

Easy and Delicious, Tender Pork Piccata

Tonkatsu all the time gets boring, right? Pork piccata made with filet is great sometimes too. This is delicious even when cold, so it's OK for bento lunches too!

Ingredients: 4 servings

Pork fillet
・Grated cheese
2 tablespoons
・Fresh parsley
2 teaspoons
・Heavy cream
2 tablespoons
Butter (or margarine)
1 tablespoon
Cake flour
as needed


1. Cut the fillet into 2cm slices, and flatten with a rolling pin or tenderizer to about 1cm thickness. Season on both sides with salt and pepper.
2. Beat the eggs in a bowl, and mix the grated cheese, chopped parsley, and cream.
3. Dust the pork fillet pieces with flour, and shake off the excess.
4. Melt butter in a pan over medium heat. When the butter has melted, dip the pork in the egg mixture and add to the pan.
5. When one side is a light golden brown, turn it over, and cook the other side.
6. When both sides are browned, it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

My kids were watching a cooking program on TV and started shouting that they wanted pork piccata. So I tried making it, and it was surprisingly easy and looked great too. Above all else, the meat is very juicy cooked this way. It's also delicious when cold, so good in bentos...