Ayam katsu is a popular Japanese dish that is commonly found in Indonesian restaurants. It is a breaded and fried chicken cutlet that is usually served with rice, shredded cabbage, and a sweet and savory sauce. In this article, we will be sharing a recipe for how to make ayam katsu at home.
Here are the ingredients you will need to make ayam katsu: – 4 boneless chicken breasts – Salt and pepper – 1 cup all-purpose flour – 2 eggs – 2 cups panko breadcrumbs – Oil for frying – Shredded cabbage for serving – Cooked rice for serving – Tonkatsu sauce or ketchup for serving
1. Preheat your oven to 200 degrees Celsius. 2. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper. 3. Place the flour in a shallow dish. 4. Beat the eggs in a separate shallow dish. 5. Place the panko breadcrumbs in a third shallow dish. 6. Dredge each chicken breast in the flour, shaking off any excess. 7. Dip each chicken breast in the beaten eggs, then coat in the panko breadcrumbs. 8. Place the breaded chicken breasts on a baking sheet. 9. Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. 10. Fry the chicken breasts for 4-5 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and cooked through. 11. Transfer the fried chicken breasts to a paper towel-lined plate to drain any excess oil. 12. Place the chicken breasts on a baking sheet and bake in the preheated oven for 5-10 minutes, or until heated through and crispy. 13. Serve the ayam katsu with shredded cabbage, rice, and tonkatsu sauce or ketchup.
Here is the estimated nutritional information for one serving of ayam katsu (not including any additional sauce or sides): – Calories: 420 – Fat: 13g – Saturated Fat: 2g – Cholesterol: 180mg – Sodium: 450mg – Carbohydrates: 39g – Fiber: 2g – Sugar: 2g – Protein: 36g
Tips and Variations
– For a healthier version of ayam katsu, you can try baking the breaded chicken instead of frying it. – You can also use turkey or pork instead of chicken for a different flavor. – If you don’t have panko breadcrumbs, you can use regular breadcrumbs instead. – Tonkatsu sauce can be found in most Asian grocery stores, but if you can’t find it, you can substitute it with ketchup mixed with Worcestershire sauce and sugar. – You can also add some spice to your ayam katsu by adding some cayenne pepper or hot sauce to the flour or breadcrumbs.