How to Cook: Katsu Sando

How to Cook: Katsu Sando

How to Cook: Katsu Sando

Katsu Sando (カツサンド) is short for Tonkatsu Sandwich, a popular lunchbox item especially on the Shinkansen. Try your hand at making them, it's easier than it looks!

What you need: 

What to do:

  1. Thaw the frozen Tonkatsu for ~10 mins. It does not need to be fully thawed to room temperature
  2. While the Tonkatsu is thawing, heat up a pan of oil until hot, then turn the heat down low
  3. Carefully add the Tonkatsu into the oil and cook till golden brown. It should take about 10 - 15 mins for it to fully cook
  4. Once golden brown, remove them and leave them to cool on a rack
  5. Lay the slices of bread on a plate and spread the Tonkatsu sauce on both sides
  6. Add the shredded cabbage or coleslaw on top of one side of bread
  7. Place the cooled Tonkatsu on top of the cabbage and place the other side of the bread on top
  8. Cut off the crust before slicing the sandwich in half to serve!

Note: This recipe makes about 8 sandos, good for 4-6 pax. 




Note: This recipe makes 8 sandwiches, good for 4-5 pax :)