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How To Make Katsudon

Katsudon is one of my favourite donburis. A rice of bowl topped with a delicious fried pork cutlet cooked in a savoury sauce with egg. You will love it!
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Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
Servings: 1
Calories: 605kcal




  • japanese rice 1/2 cup

Para el Tonkatsu

  • pork cutlet - about 1 cm wide 1
  • panko
  • flour
  • egg 1
  • oil - to fry

Para la salsa

  • onion - large 1/2
  • dashi 250 ml
  • sake 2 tbsp
  • mirin 2 tbsp
  • soy sauce 2 tbsp
  • sugar 1/2 tsp
  • egg 1


  • Prepare the rice

The meat, tonkatsu

  • Make a few small cuts where the meat meets the fat to prevent the meat from folding when frying. 
  • In a bowl, add the egg and beat it. Add some flour in a plate and some panko on the other.
  • Coat the meat with flour. Dip it on the egg and finally coat it on panko. Make sure to press lightly so the panko adheres well to the meat. 
  •  In a frying pan or wok, add the oil and heat it up up to 170 ºC. Add the meat and cook for a couple of minutes for each side.
  • Remove from the oil and let it rest on a rack. 


  • Cut the onions into same size pieces.
  • in a frying pan add the dashi, the mirin, the sake, the soy sauce, the sugar and the onion.
  • Cook the sauce at medium-high heat until the onion is cooked.
  • Cut the meat (tonkatsu) into bite size pieces. 
  • Add an egg in a bowl and beat it lightly.
  • When the onion is ready and the sauce has reduced add the meat add the egg, cover and leave to cook until the egg is 80% cooked
  • Add the rice to a bowl and as soon as the egg is ready, top it.
  • Enjoy this delicious katsudon!


Nutrition Facts
How To Make Katsudon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 605 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 369mg123%
Sodium 1097mg48%
Potassium 685mg20%
Carbohydrates 77g26%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 36g72%
Vitamin A 485IU10%
Calcium 160mg16%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.