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Wow! This Chicken Katsu Recipe will blow your socks off! Simple chicken Katsu recipe that uses simple common ingredients.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Japanese
Servings: 3 people


  • mallet or rolling pin
  • frying pan
  • spatula


  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons canola cooking oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt and pepper
  • 1 cup bread crumbs use Panko Japanese bread crumbs
  • 2 pieces chicken breast
  • 2 cups canola oil


  • Flatten the chicken breast: Place chopping board on a flat surface. over the board with a plastic wrap. Place the chicken on top and put another plastic on top of the chicken. Gently flatten the chicken breast using a mallet or a rolling pin.
    When done, season the chicken breast with half a teaspoon of salt and pepper on each side.
    Prepare the batter: Mix the egg, flour, water, and oil in a medium-sized bowl. Add half a teaspoon of salt and pepper. Mix until there are no lumps.
    In a separate bowl, place one cup of bread crumbs.
    Deep Fry: Heat two cups of cooking oil and test its temperature. Please see above.
    Dip chicken breast into the prepared batter. Roll the chicken in the bread crumbs and fry until golden brown on all sides. Do the same to the rest of the flattened chicken. Let sit and refry for the second time. Drain excess oil in a paper towel.