Chicken Katsu Recipe: How to Make Crispy Japanese Chicken Katsu

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Oct 12, 2023 • 2 min read

Can’t get enough of crispy fried chicken? Then you might want to try chicken katsu, the Japanese version of fried chicken. Juicy chicken cutlets are pounded thin, coated in panko crumbs, and fried to golden perfection. Cook up a batch of these crispy cutlets to feast on at home—then grab a pair of chopsticks and reward yourself with strips of chicken dunked in sweet-and-savory tonkatsu sauce.