Kikkoman Tonkatsu sauce is made with a special recipe of applesauce, tomato paste, onions and carrots ingredients. It is tangy-sweet and delicious, ideal dipping sauce for traditional Japanese tonkatsu. One of the most popular dishes in Japan, tonkatsu is made with boneless pork cutlets coated in Kikkoman Japanese.
Net Wt. 11.75 oz.
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This stuff is delicious on pork tenderloin. Used to be sold by Kikkoman as "Tonkatsu" but can no longer find it locally. Now called "Katsu" There are other brands of tonkatsu sauce stocked locally but none compare to this. Delighted to find it on Amazon.
In an attempt to expand my cooking horizons, I recently made panko-encrusted tofu. The blog where I got the recipe suggested Katsu sauce for dipping. I checked the ingredients list and this is vegetarian, so I decided to go for it.
This is not quite like any other sauce I've tried before. I'd almost call it a Japanese interpretation of ketchup, since it has a bit of tomato in it and some sweetness. But it also has the saltiness of soy sauce and is a darker brown in color. And it includes applesauce, which is a little different. (It pours really easily, though -- it's not too thick or too thin.) It's really a complex set of flavors working together and was quite good with the tofu.
You can see the full ingredients list on the main product page. A serving is one tablespoon and has 20 calories, 4 grams of sugars, and 290 mg of sodium (nothing else remarkable to note regarding nutrition). This is not so bad for something intended to be used sparingly, as a...
I lived in Okinawa Japan for four straight years ,while in the Marine Corp ,back in the 80s, and I love Japanese food this sauce is awesome over breaded deep fried pork chops ,absolutely the best pork chops you will eat ,ever ,trust me ,and once you taste it you will want to have this meal if not once a week ,at least once a month.
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