Chicken Katsudon

  

Katsudon is a popular Japanese food, a bowl of rice topped with a deep fried pork or chicken, eggs and condiments.  This recipe is easy to prepare and yummy too! 

Serve 4

Ingredients for the chicken thigh (Tori Katsu):

4 pieces of boneless chicken thigh

2 eggs plus 1 teaspoon water, beaten

1/2 cup bread crumbs

Plain four for dusting

Oil for deep frying

Dash of Salt and pepper

Method for the Chicken thigh (Tori Katsu):

Remove excess fats, make slits along fats to prevent shrinkage while cooking. Sprinkle with salt and pepper on both side for 5 mins

Prepare flour, beaten eggs and bread crumbs in individual container 

  

Dust chicken thigh with plain flour on both sides, shake off excess flour 

 

Dip into beaten eggs, then 

 

Coat with bread crumbs and press on both sides 

 

Deep fry at 180°C, turn over 2 to 3 time and fry until golden brown

Dish and drain on paper towel, 

Repeat till all meat is finished

When the meat is cool, cut into pieces

Ingredients for Katsudon:

Cooked rice for 4 person

4 pieces of cooked Tonkatsu, chopped

1 onion, thinly sliced

4 tablespoon green peas 

4 eggs

Cooking Sauce:

1 2/3 cup Dashi stock (for every 1 cup water with 3g Dashi stock powder )

4 teaspoon sugar 

5 tablespoon soy sauce

5 tablespoon mirin

Method:

Put the sauce into a pouring jug and use a hand whisk and whisk till sugar melted, you should have 2 cups sauce 

 

In a small saucepan, heat one portion (about 1/2 cup) of the cooking sauce, 1/4 portion of the onion and 1 tablespoon of green peas and bring to boil 

 

Pour over 1 beaten egg and cook until egg is set 

 

Add in one piece of the Tonkatsu

Pour on top of a bowl of hot cook rice and serve immediately 

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