Easy pork parmigiana

Prep time 15 minutes Cook time 10 minutes

Serves 4 people



  • 4 (about 150g each) pork leg steaks
  • ¼ cup plain flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup finely grated parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 250g tomato medley or mini roma tomatoes, halved lengthways
  • 220g tub bocconcini, drained and torn
  • ¼ cup small fresh basil leaves


  1. 1.
    Line a baking tray with baking paper. Place a pork steak between 2 sheets of plastic wrap and using a meat mallet, gently flatten to ½cm thick. Repeat with remaining pork steaks.
  2. 2.
    Place flour into a shallow bowl. Whisk egg in a shallow bowl. Combine breadcrumbs and parmesan in another shallow bowl.
  3. 3.
    Lightly coat pork steaks with flour, then coat with egg and press into the breadcrumb mixture.
  4. 4.
    Heat oil and butter in a frying pan over a medium heat. And pork steaks (see tip) and cook for 3 minutes on each side or until golden and just cooked through. Transfer to a baking tray
  5. 5.
    Preheat a grill on high. Scatter tomatoes over pork steaks and top with bocconcini. Place under the grill and cook for 3-4 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbling.
  6. 6.
    Scatter with basil leaves and serve with a crunchy green salad.

General Information

If the pork steaks do not fit in a single layer in your large frying pan, cook them in 2 batches.

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