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Katsudon recipe
(Fried pork rice bowl)

Crunchy pork and steamed egg
on top of the rice,sounded good?!!

Katsudon is one of the most famous Japanese dishes.
It's a rice bowl topped with Deep fried pork loin.
The name Katsu-don came from Tonkatsu (pork cutlet)
and Donburi (rice bowl).

It has become a tradition that the Japanese students
would have Katsu-don before taking exams.
As the word Katsu has the same sound as
the Japanese's word meaning "To win".

There are variation of the sauces used in Katsu-don.
However in this Katsu-don recipe we will use the soy sauce
base or shyu-dare katsudon as it's yummy and easy.

Fried pork rice bowl


  • 2 pieces (300 g) of pork
  • 1 beaten egg (for coating)
  • 1 cup of corn flour (for coating)
  • 1 cup of breadcrumb (for coating)
  • oil for deep fry
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons of Japanese soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon of sugar
  • 1 onion halved and sliced
  • 3 tablespoons of chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon of oil
  • 2 bowls of steam rice (enough for 2 people)


1 Coat the pork pieces with four, egg and breadcrumb respectively.

2 Heat the oil up to 180 ºC then deep fry the pork until
they're golden brown this may take a few minutes to cook the pork.

3 Heat up the oil in the pan in high heat then stir in onion and cook
until it's lightly brown. Add soy sauce and sugar.
Continue stirring for few second.

4 Cut the fried pork in to medium size stripes. Place the pork onto the onion.

5 Break eggs in to a bowl and beat them lightly. Pour the beaten eggs onto
the pork and onion then spread it all over the chicken and onion (do not stir it).

6 Add stock then cover and simmer for just over a minute or until the egg is cooked.

Separate it into two potions and place on top of each rice bowls. Serve hot

Serve 2

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