Really enjoyed making this and followed the recipe except I didn't make the sauce. It did take a lot of oil but the result was delicious. You can make a simple tonkatsu sauce using soy sauce and ketchup to taste. The Japanese cabbage salad with this was fabulous. Looking forward to making this again.
This was excellent but you really need to make the sauce. It takes it over the top. I didn't deep fry it - fried it on one side at a time and it was delicious (and didn't waste so much oil). Finally found an instant dashi powder at the local Asian market and added boiling water to reconstitute iti. The sauce was excellent!