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Japanese chicken katsu or crispy panko fried chicken accompanied by a lovely curry sauce and served over a bowl of steaming rice... to die for!

Japanese Chicken Katsu

Japanese Chicken Katsu: crispy panko fried chicken accompanied by a lovely curry sauce, to die for!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2
Calories per serving 488 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup breadcrumbs or panko (80 g)
  • 1 medium egg beaten
  • 2 medium fresh chicken breasts
  • 1 ⅓ oz Golden Curry cubes (40 g)
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • sunflower oil
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Add the curry cubes to a small saucepan and add half a cup (120 ml) of cold water.

  2. Japanese chicken katsu or crispy panko fried chicken accompanied by a lovely curry sauce and served over a bowl of steaming rice... to die for!

  3. Place this over medium heat and let the curry cubes dissolve gently. Stir regularly. Once the cubes are melted fully, you will end up with a glossy sauce. Take it off the heat and cover the pan. Put it aside until needed later.

  4. Japanese chicken katsu or crispy panko fried chicken accompanied by a lovely curry sauce and served over a bowl of steaming rice... to die for!

  5. Rinse the chicken breasts well. Remove any sinew, fat or cartilage that is still attached. Then pat the chicken dry with some kitchen paper. Rub the chicken breasts on one side with the garlic paste;


  6. Japanese chicken katsu or crispy panko fried chicken accompanied by a lovely curry sauce and served over a bowl of steaming rice... to die for!

  7. Divide the beaten egg and the panko breadcrumbs over 2 separate deep plates. Dip the chicken first in the beaten egg, followed by the panko and then one more time in the egg and end with a layer of panko. This will give you a nicely thick and crunchy crust later.

  8. Japanese chicken katsu or crispy panko fried chicken accompanied by a lovely curry sauce and served over a bowl of steaming rice... to die for!

  9. Brown the coated chicken breasts 20 minutes in some hot sunflower oil over high heat.

  10. Japanese chicken katsu or crispy panko fried chicken accompanied by a lovely curry sauce and served over a bowl of steaming rice... to die for!

  11. Then flip them over on both sides until crispy and golden.

  12. Japanese chicken katsu or crispy panko fried chicken accompanied by a lovely curry sauce and served over a bowl of steaming rice... to die for!

  13. Turn the heat off and let the chicken rest for another 3 minutes. Slice it up and transfer the slices onto plates. Serve with cooked rice and drizzle with the curry sauce.

  14. Japanese chicken katsu or crispy panko fried chicken accompanied by a lovely curry sauce and served over a bowl of steaming rice... to die for!