Everybody loves Breaded Pork Cutlets (except maybe Vegans, their loss), the Japanese have their Tonkatsu, the Italian have their Cotolette Milanese, while the Viennese have Schnitzel.
It is very easy to recreate this world famous dish at home, the ingredients are easy to find and it takes less than 30 minutes to cook. It's a prefect game-day recipe, as your man can have his food on a lap-tray in front of the TV, and it does go well with a beer!
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Estimated Cost: $ 8
- 4 boneless pork cutlet, pounded thin
- 2 egg white
- 2 tablespoon water
- 1/2 teaspoon of sesame oil (Carmen's touch)
- 1 tablespoon of white cooking wine (Carmen's touch)
- 1/2 tablespoon of Worchestershire source
- 1 cup flour
- 1 cup dry bread crumbs
- Salt and Pepper to taste
- Pound the pork chops with the textured side of meat hammer.
- In a small bowl mix together sesame oil, cooking wine and the worchestershire sauce together. Lay the pork chops out in a shallow dish and then pour in the mixture. Sprinkle salt and pepper on pork chops. Let them sit for at least 1/2 hour.
- In a large bowl, beat the egg whites and water until it starts foaming
- Heat up1 to 2-inches of oil a heavy saucepan.
- Lay out 3 large plates. Put the flour in the first plate. Egg white and water in the second plate. Put the breadcrumbs in the third plate.
- Coat each Pork Chop first with the flour, then the egg white and then the breadcrumbs
- Carefully place the breaded pork chop into the hot oil. Cook 1 minute and turn, repeat twice until golden brown.
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