Recipe: Appetizing Katsudon

Katsudon. Katsudon is a popular Japanese dish consisting of tonkatsu (breaded deep-fried pork) and eggs cooked in a sweet and salty broth served over rice. Katsu, or "cutlet" in Japanese, refers to meat that's been pounded thin before being cooked. Don, or donburi, identifies this as a bowl dish.

Recipe: Appetizing Katsudon
Don (donburi) means a bowl, and Donburi dishes are a popular kind of casual rice dish in Japan. Because you have to prepare Tonkatsu first, it is a little bit of work involved since you cannot cook everything in one pan. Season the pounded pork chops with salt and pepper, and dust with a light, even coating of flour. You can cook Katsudon using 8 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Katsudon

  1. It's 1/2 of Onion.
  2. You need 1/3 of leek.
  3. Prepare 100 ml of Dashi.
  4. Prepare 20 ml of Soy sauce.
  5. Prepare 20 ml of mirin.
  6. It's 2 teaspoons of sugar.
  7. It's 3 of eggs.
  8. Prepare of Katsu(deep fried pork).

In one shallow bowl, beat the egg. Put the panko into another shallow bowl. Add thin, even layer of oil to a cast iron pan or skillet over medium heat. Prepare rice, set aside to keep warm.

Katsudon step by step

  1. Slice onion and leek.
  2. Cook onions in dashi, soy sauce, mirin and sugar for 2 minutes..
  3. Add Katsu and leek and beaten eggs on top.
  4. Cook until eggs are cooked to your preference. If you like it to be quite raw, use good eggs..
  5. Pour it on top of rice.

Meanwhile beat the eggs in a large bowl. Mix flour, salt and pepper in a plate and pour panko in another plate. Dredge pork in flour, dip into eggs, dip into panko--- then dip into eggs again and back into panko. Katsudon is a type of donburi, meaning it's a rice dish served in a bowl topped with simmered ingredients. In this case, the topping is another Japanese favorite — tonkatsu — a deep-fried and crumbed pork cutlet, but here it is simmered together with vegetables in a seasoned sauce bound with eggs.

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