Tonkatsu with Florida Grapefruit Ponzu Dressing


  • 2 pork loin chops
  • 60 g panko
  • 2 tbsp. flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 250 ml oil for frying
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Florida Grapefruit, peeled, segmented and juiced (~115 g)
  • 1 tsp. Florida Grapefruit zest
  • 125 ml soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. mirin


Prep TimeCook TimeTotal Time
1 hour15 minutes1 hour15 minutes
Tonkatsu with Florida Grapefruit Ponzu Dressing

Between two pieces of wax paper, pound the pork loin into a flat cutlet then season with salt and pepper.Add oil to pan and bring to a medium heat.Cover the cutlet with flour, then egg, followed by a generous amount of panko crumbs.

Fry the cutlet in oil for 3-5 minutes per side until golden brown.For the Florida Grapefruit Ponzu dressing, combine all ingredients in a bowl and cover; refrigerate for 1 hour.Serve over rice with ponzu dressing and Florida Grapefruit segments.