How To Make Tonkatsu Sauce At Home

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Tonkatsu is a Japanese condiment served with cutlets, croquettes, sandwiches. It has got a tart and savoury taste. In this post, let’s see how you can make the sauce at your home just like it’s made in Japan.

Tonkatsu Sauce

I first tried the sauce on 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.

Tonkatsu sauce is a very easy and quick recipe. Start making the recipe by mixing ketchup, Worcestershire, soy sauce, sugar, mustard and garlic powder in a bowl. That’s it! Your sauce is ready to enhance the flavors.

Now, let’s check the ingredients we need to make this unique sauce that can turn your simple dish into an exotic one! Before that, check out the other sauce recipes as well.

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Tonkatsu Sauce recipe

Tonkatsu Sauce Recipe

Tonkatsu is a Japanese condiment served with cutlets, croquettes, sandwiches. It has got a tart and savory taste. In this post, let's see how you can make the sauce at your home just like it's made in Japan.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 1 min
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 2 mins
Course Dips and Sauces
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people
Calories 20 kcal


Small Bowl


  • ½ cup Ketchup
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • ¼ tsp Garlic Powder
  • ½ tsp Dijon Mustard


  • Take a small bowl and mix ketchup, Worcestershire and soy sauce in it.
  • Now add some sugar, mustard and garlic powder into it.
  • Mix everything properly by stirring and your tonkatsu sauce is ready.



Calories: 20kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Sodium: 291mg
Keyword American, Dips, Sauces, Tonkatsu Sauce
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