Packed with sweetness and umami, chicken katsu is a very traditional and popular dish. Easy to prepare, it's the perfect comforting dish to share with your family. Another great dish men love to eat as well!
- 3/4 lb boneless chicken breasts, cut in half in thickness and in size
- all purpose flour
- 3 large eggs
- panko breadcrumbs
- oil for deep-frying
- 1/2 medium size onion, thinly sliced in half moons
- handful fresh basil (or flat leaf parsley)
- 1 cup dashi stock
- 2 tsp granulated sugar
- 2 tbsp sake
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
- 2 tbsp mirin
- cooked Japanese rice
- Dip the chicken pieces in the following order: flour, egg (use one egg) and panko.
- Heat oil in a large pan to 350 degrees (180c).
- In another large pan, put the sliced onions, dashi, sugar, sake, soy sauce and mirin, and simmer until onions are tender and translucent (about 5 minutes).
- In a small bowl, whisk the remaining 2 eggs.
- Fry chicken pieces until golden brown. Add the chicken to the onions, pour the eggs around the chicken, over the onions, and cook for a minute or two. Sprinkle basil or parsley on top, turn the heat off when eggs are cooked through.
- Serve with rice.