Tonkatsu

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Tonkatsu

2 rib pork chops (butterfly and pound with mallet or back of knife)

1/4 cup rice-wine vinegar

2 teaspoon soy sauce

2 teaspoon sugar
A few drops of Japanese sesame oil
1 quart of peanut oil or vegetable oil
Flour for dredging
1 jumbo egg, beaten

2 cups panko crumbs

Mix rice wine vinegar,  soy sauce, sugar and sesame oil. Marinate pork chops for 2 hours.

Shake off liquid and drench in flour, then egg, then panko.

Fry until golden brown , approximately 2 minutes each side.

Drain on paper towels or cookie racks.

Tonkatsu Sauce

1/3 cup ketchup

2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 tablespoon mirin

1 tablespoon sugar

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 teaspoon ground allspice

1/8 teaspoon ground clove

Optional: Finely chopped ginger

Mix all ingredients together

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