Japanese Style Chicken Katsu Recipe Video

Chicken Katsu is Japanese style fried chicken and is most often served with Tonkatsu sauce. Chicken katsu is widely seen on most Japanese and Korean restaurant menus. Serve the chicken katsu on a bed of cabbage slices or with rice, egg salad and katsu sauce.


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient


 Chicken breast2
 Panko bread crumbs3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Flour3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Garlic salt To Taste
 Salt To Taste
 Water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Canola oil1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Ketchup1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Shoyu1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Brown sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Worcestershire sauce1 Teaspoon
 Pepper1 Dash
 Ground red pepper1 Dash

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1674 Calories from Fat 1076

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 121 g186.9%

Saturated Fat 10.5 g52.6%

Trans Fat 0.5 g

Cholesterol 311.2 mg

Sodium 2899.4 mg120.8%

Total Carbohydrates 91 g30.3%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.7%

Sugars 37.1 g

Protein 56 g112.5%

Vitamin A 6.6% Vitamin C 4.1%

Calcium 6.2% Iron 28.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a large dish, mix the flour, garlic salt, salt and pepper to taste together.
2) In a bowl, mix the eggs and grlic salt to taste together.
3) In a smaller dish, mix the Panko bread crumbs and garlic salt to taste together.
4) Halve the chicken breasts widthwise, dip each into the egg mixture, then dredge in the flour mixture, then in the egg again and coat in the bread crumbs.
5) In a skillet, heat the canola oil, fry the chicken for about 10 minutes or until evenly golden brown in colour, drain well.
6) In a bowl, combine all the Katsu Sauce ingredients and mix well.
7) Serve the chicken with the cooked rice, katsu sauce and egg salad.

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Editors Review

Appetizers set the tone for any feast. Crispy chicken katsu served with Tonkatsu sauce makes for a sumptuous indulgence. A big-time Japanese and Korean favorite, this lip-smacking appetizer tastes heavenly when relished with rice, egg salad and cabbage. This video recipe teaches you how to whomp up this delectable treat at home.