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Chicken Tonkatsu
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5 from 2 votes

How to Cook Chicken Tonkatsu

This is a an easy to cook chicken tonkatsu and a super simple tonkatsu sauce that you can server with it.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Japanese
Servings: 2 to 3 servings
Author: Manny


  • 1/2 kilo chicken breasts fillet
  • 2 raw eggs beaten
  • 3/4 cup Japanese bread crumbs
  • 4 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • shredded cabbage and onion tomatoes for garnishing

Ingredients of tonkatsu sauce:

  • 4 Tbsp. tomato ketchup
  • 10 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. oyster sauce
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. granulated sugar


    How to cook Chicken Tonkatsu:

    • Slice the chicken breast half and inch thick and rub it with salt and pepper. Make an egg wash by beating the eggs in a bowl until foamy then set aside.
    • Dredge the chicken breast in flour until well coated. Shake a little bit then dip in beaten eggs then dredge in a deep plate with Japanese bread crumbs.
    • In a deep pan, heat oil for deep frying the chicken breast. Deep fry the chicken for about 5 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with tonkatsu sauce and prepare the side dish of shredded cabbage and slices of tomatoes.

    To make the tonkatsu sauce:

    • Combine all the tonkatsu sauce ingredients in a bowl then whisk together. Serve with the chicken tonkatsu.

    To make the side dish:

    • Slice strips of cabbage as thinly as possible. Transfer the shredded cabbage into a bowl of water and set aside. When ready to serve, drain the cabbage and transfer to colander to remove excess water.