How to Make Tonkatsu sauce at Home

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Sahiba Sharma
Sahiba is a long time food lover. She has a soft spot for cuisines in her heart. Although she loves to cook with her mother, she is also a nutritionist. This means that she knows the science behind the food; what is good and bad in each ingredient. With her experience in cooking and nutritional education, she is a great resource to tell us about food and recipes.

The one thing which always remains in my mind whenever I go for a business trip is the food. Being a foodie, I love the food more than the place and here I would like to tell you about a dish that I remembered from the time of my Japan tour almost about two years ago.

I still remember those sandwiches in the breakfast and they blew my mind and made me crazy. I couldn’t resist myself to know about the secret behind it. So I search on the internet regarding the secret ingredient behind the taste of those sandwiches.

And the name of that secret is Tonkatsu Sauce. Yes, this simple sauce was the key ingredient of that sandwich which made it unique and amazing.

Tonkatsu Sauce is basically served with the pork cutlet coated in Japanese bread crumbs. The sauce is really tangy and delicious. This iconic sauce can be served with cabbage, broccoli and other veggies as well. But mostly it is served with deep-fried breaded pork.

Let’s check the ingredients we need to make this unique sauce that can turn your simple dish to an exotic one!

Ingredients to Make Tonkatsu Sauce

Ingredients Amount
Ketchup1/2 cup
Worcestershire Sauce2 tbsp
Soy Sauce1 tbsp
Sugar1 tbsp
Dijon Mustard1/2 tsp
Garlic Powder1/4 tsp

These ingredients can be easily found at a nearby store or you can buy these ingredients online. Now let’s look at the time we need to make this sauce and I can guarantee that you will be amazed to know about them.

How Much It Will Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
1 minute1 minute2 minutes

Yes, this sauce will only take 2 minutes to be prepared at home. All you need are the right ingredients. Now we will dive into the directions that we need to follow to make this sauce at home.

Tonkatsu Sauce Recipe

Tonkatsu Sauce recipe
  1. Take a small bowl and mix ketchup, worcestershire and soy sauce in it.
  2. Now add some sugar, mustard and garlic powder into it.
  3. Mix everything properly by stirring and your Tonkatsu sauce is ready.

You can use it in sandwiches and pork cutlets immediately or store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Nutritional Breakdown of Tonkatsu Sauce:

This sauce doesn’t contain any fats and protein. That is why I’ve added the nutritional breakdown of this sauce below.


How to make Tonkatsu Sauce at Home | Video

I have put this video so that you can know about the recipe more deeply. If you have any confusion with the above recipe, you can rely on this video to help you.

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Try this sauce at home and if you have any questions regarding the recipe, do ask is in the comment section and give you valuable feedback in the comment section. For more wonderful recipes, stay tuned with us!

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