Chicken Katsu Curry

Chicken Katsu Curry recipe - The Cooks Pantry


Courtney Roulston


4 people


  • 4 Coles Chicken Thigh Fillets, skinless & boneless – flattened
  • 2 Coles X-Large Free Range Eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1 cup dessicated coconut
  • ½ cup sesame seeds
  • Cobram Estate Light Extra Virgin Olive Oil for frying
  • 3 cups cauliflower florets, grated into `rice` to serve
  • 2 cups cabbage, finely sliced
  • 1 cup zucchini, grated
  • 2 tbsp ZoOSh Coleslaw Dressing
  • 2 green shallots, finely sliced


  • 1 tbsp KEEN’s Curry Powder
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 Tb ginger, grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons plain Gluten Free Flour
  • 500ml Massel Salt-Reduced Liquid Stock Chicken
  • ¼ cup Lee Kum Kee Premium Soy Sauce
  • *Also available in Lee Kum Kee Gluten Free Soy Sauce
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 2tsp rice vinegar



  • For the Katsu sauce, heat the oil in a sauce pan over a medium heat. Add onion, ginger and garlic and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add curry powder, stir until fragrant, then stir in the flour and cook until sandy. Gradually whisk in the stock until smooth. Add in the soy sauce, honey and simmer, whisking occasionally for about 8-10 minutes. Stir in the vinegar and keep warm.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan to 160 C. Combine the almond meal, coconut and sesame seeds in a tray. Coat the chicken in the egg wash, drain any excess and place into the almond mixture. Coat the chicken all over and gently place into the oil and cook for 2-3 minutes each side. Remove and place onto kitchen towel.
  • Mix the cabbage, zucchini & dressing in a bowl.
  • To serve, place the cauliflower `rice` and cabbage salad onto serving plates. Top with the chicken, drizzle over the katsu sauce and garnish with spring onions.

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