Tonkatsu / Katsu Sauce

Tonkatsu / Katsu Sauce

Soifua 49

"This is a version of a sauce used for tonkatsu (pork) or chicken katsu. My family loves it, and I like it better than a local restaurant's sauce."


1 h 5 m servings 45 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 45 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.7g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 397 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl, stir together the ketchup, mustard powder, garlic powder, pepper, and Worcestershire sauce. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to blend the flavors before serving.
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  1. 92 Ratings


Excellent. What I like about this sauce is exactly the thing a couple of people tweaked out - it's not sweet. Unsolicited, my 20yo said, "This sauce is incredibly good and spicy." Well said, I t...

My mother is from Tokushima, and the recipe she used when I was growing up was very similar to this one. Oftentimes, we just mixed ketchup and worchestershire sauce without adding anything else...

It tastes like barbeque sauce...nothing special or exotic at all. Sorry, but this wasn't impressive.

I didn't follow the recipe exactly. I eyeballed other ingredients which I believe is essential to Tonkatsu sauce. Measuring to taste: I added a few teaspoons of shoyu (soy sauce), 1-2 teaspoon o...

my first review got deleted for whatever reason, but i gave this one star because it was terrible. didn't taste anything like tonkatsu sauce. it tasted like spicy ketchup.

I made this tonight to go with fried calamari steaks and it was very good; I added about 1/4 cup chicken broth to make it less bold. I also used just 1/2 tsp of the spices and it was perfect fo...

I made the sauce based on this recipe but added a little bit of sugar. It turned out very good tonkatsu sauce. My husband and son liked it with pork tonkatsu which I prepared using the receipe ...

This was pretty good! Makes quite a bit of sauce, so for the three of us I halved the recipe.

I made half the recipe, and it was the perfect amount for us. I used slightly less pepper and used half garlic, half onion powders. The longer you let this sit the better it is. When I tried it ...