KATSU IN 8 MINUTES? NO WAY!

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Torn between preparing a nice meal for the family but not enough time to start from scratch? Don’t worry! You can now spend more time with the family and less time in the kitchen with new ready-to-heat Pork Katsu, Chicken Katsu, and Spicy Chicken Nuggets from Purefoods!

How does “tonkatsu meal for the family in just 8 minutes” sound like? Now, you can enjoy the crispness and juiciness of Pork and Chicken Katsu and experience Japanese cuisine right in the convenience of your home! Just pop frozen in the oven for 8 minutes or fry   for 2-3 minutes. 

Level up the katsu experience resto-style with these Eats-so-easy ideas!

One, serve katsu with some thinly shredded cabbage and sesame dressing, crushed toasted sesame seeds mixed with the free packet of katsu sauce. and a lemon slice to garnish. 

Two, whip up an easy curry sauce with Japanese curry paste, coconut milk, diced potatoes and carrots and drizzle on katsu.

And third, go All American-inspired and serve katsu with BBQ seasoned French fries and ketchup or sour cream-bleu cheese sauce.

Here are easy Katsu recipes you can try, enjoy!

EASY PORK KATSU

Ingredients:

1 (500 g) pack PUREFOODS PORK KATSU
1 (950 mL) pack GOLDEN FRY PALM OIL, for deep-frying
1/2 (210 g) head cabbage, shredded thinly
1 (150 g) pc lemon, cut into wedges
1/4 cup store bought roasted sesame dressing

Procedure:

  1. Deep-fry katsu in oil until cooked through and golden brown, or for approximately 3-5 minutes. Drain excess oil on paper towels.
  2. To serve, place shredded cabbage on a warm serving plate. Place katsu pieces on top of the cabbage. Serve with sauce and garnish with lemon wedges.

Makes 7 servings.

(Yield: 7 pc katsu /1 pc per serving)

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EASY CHICKEN KATSU WITH CURRY SAUCE

Ingredients:

1 (500 g) pack PUREFOODS CHICKEN KATSU
1 (950 mL) pack GOLDEN FRY PALM OIL, for deep-frying
7 cups cooked rice
1 (1 g) pc onion leek, cut into thin strips and curled in ice cold water

Curry Sauce

1 (400 mL) can coconut milk
1/2 (99 g) pack Japanese curry paste
1/4 cup water
1 (100 g) pc potato, peeled and cut into 1 cm cubes
1 (100 g) pc carrot, peeled and cut into 1 cm cubes
1/2 tsp patis

Procedure:

  1. Deep-fry katsu in oil until cooked through and golden brown, or for approximately 3-5 minutes. Drain excess oil on paper towels.
  2. In a pan, heat coconut milk, curry paste and water. Let simmer and then add potato and carrot. Season with patis. Simmer covered until sauce thickens, stirring occasionally.
  3. Arrange rice in bowls. Pour some sauce, top with katsu and a bit of sauce on katsu. Garnish with curly leeks. Serve the rest of the sauce on the side.

Makes 7 servings.

(Yield: 7 pc katsu & 2-1/3 cups curry sauce/ 1 pc katsu & 1/3 c sauce per serving)

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SPICY CHICKEN NUGGETS AND BBQ FRIES

Ingredients:

1 (200 g) pack PUREFOODS SPICY CHICKEN NUGGETS, cooked according to package directions

Sauce

1/4 cup sour cream
1 tbsp blue cheese, crumbled

BBQ Fries

150 grams French fries, cooked according to package directions
1 tbsp barbecue powder

Procedure:

  1. In a small, bowl combine sour cream and cheese. Mix well. Cover and refrigerate before use.
  2. Toss fries in barbecue powder. Transfer to a serving container and serve with chicken nuggets and sauce. Serve immediately. 

Makes 3 servings.

(Yield: 9 pc & 1/4 c sauce/3 pc & 1-1/2 tbsp sauce per serving)

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For more recipes, you can visit homefoodie.com and its social media platforms @HomeFoodiePH

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Purefoods Pork Katsu, Chicken Katsu, and Spicy Chicken Nuggets are available in leading supermarkets nationwide.

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