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Pork Panko Breaded Tonkatsu Pork

Tonkatsu literally means pork cutlet and is traditionally breaded using panko. This is a low carb take on the crispy Japanese treat - using Pork Panko instead of panko breadcrumbs for crisp.


Serves 4

Macros per serving:

  • 644 calories
  • 42g fat
  • 0g carbs
  • 66g protein

Ingredients and Amounts:

  • 4 pork loin chops (~1" thick)
  • Salt & pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup Pork Panko
  • Avocado oil
Pork Rind Breaded Tonkatsu Pork
Step 1

Beat eggs in a shallow bowl. Pour Pork Panko into a separate bowl.

Step 2

Dip pork chops first in egg batter then coat with Pork Panko.

Step 3

Heat 1/2 inch of oil in a pan. Fry pork chops 6 - 8 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Place chops on rack to cool after frying.

Step 4

Optional: Serve with fresh vegetables (shredded cabbage is typical) and your favorite teriyaki or tonkatsu sauce.

Step 5

For minimal carb impact, soy sauce blended with stevia is an alternative to tonkatsu or teriyaki.