This recipe shows you how to make a quick & easy Tonkatsu Sauce from scratch. Serve it with tonkatsu or other deep fried dishes.
Tonkatsu Sauce mainly consists of vegetables and fruits such as tomatoes, prunes, dates, apples, lemon juice, carrots, onions, and celery. It also includes more than 10 kinds of spices along with soy sauce, vinegar, and sugar. It’s a lot of work to make it from scratch, but you can definitely make a simplified version that tastes just as good to go with your homemade tonkatsu.
To make a quick & easy Tonkatsu sauce :
Combine ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, oyster sauce and sugar in a small bowl & whisk well. Taste and adjust any seasonings to your liking.
The popular Tonkatsu Sauce brand is Bulldog (see below) which you can find in a Japanese or Asian supermarket.
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- 1 Tbsp ketchup
- 2½ tsp Worcestershire sauce (or Usutah So-su)
- 1½ tsp oyster sauce
- 1⅛ tsp sugar
- Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl and whisk together. Adjust the sauce according to your liking.
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