Homemade Tonkatsu Sauce Recipe (Japanese Sauce)

Today I am going to make a very delicious and tasty Homemade Tonkatsu Sauce Recipe (Japanese Sauce).

In this sauce, I am using only 4 ingredients.

The easy and tasty flavor of the sauce is ready with 4 ingredients only.

Just take the ingredients and combine and mix well then yummy Japanese Tonkatsu sauce is done.

If you make Japanese deep-fried dishes such as tonkatsu cutlet, chicken katsu, korokke, and Ebi fry at home regularly, you will want to serve them with this quick and easy Tonkatsu Sauce.

Only 4 pantry ingredients are needed!

Tonkatsu Sauce mainly consists of vegetables and fruits such as tomatoes, prunes, dates, apples, lemon juice, carrots, onions, and celery.

It also includes more than 10 kinds of spices along with soy sauce, vinegar, and sugar. Homemade Tonkatsu Sauce Recipe (Japanese Sauce)

While tonkatsu refers to pork cutlets, tonkatsu sauce is used on all kinds of fried cutlets chicken, beef, and even tofu.

It’s great for coconut shrimp and for dipping umeboshi pork rolls. Keep leftover sauce refrigerated.

It’s also the perfect dipping sauce for anything you’d normally pair with ketchup or barbecue sauce. Looking to boost your burger game? Tonkatsu sauce is the answer.

How To Make Homemade Tonkatsu Sauce Recipe (Japanese Sauce) With Step-By-Step Instructions

This easy homemade tonkatsu sauce is the perfect balance of savory, sweet, and tangy flavors and pairs wonderfully with tonkatsu, chicken katsu, or any of your favorite deep-fried dishes. Best of all, it takes less than 2 minutes to make with 4 simple ingredients!

This tonkatsu sauce is delicious. My husband loves to use this sauce on more than just tonkatsu.

It pairs well with coconut shrimp and serves as a great dip for umeboshi pork rolls.

Remember to refrigerate any leftover sauce — if there is any.Homemade Tonkatsu Sauce Recipe (Japanese Sauce)


  • Ketchup ( 1/4 cup)
  • Worcestershire Sauce ( 2 tbsp)
  • Soy Sauce Or Oyster Sauce ( 2 tbsp)
  • Sugar Or Brown Sugar (1/2 tbsp)


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, doubling the portion as needed.
  2. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 month in the fridge.

Homemade Tonkatsu Sauce Recipe (Japanese Sauce)


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