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Creamy Egg Katsudon

Creamy Egg Katsudon

This is an ultimate katsu-don with juicy pork cutlet cooked with fluffy scrambled eggs. It's a hearty dish, but you will finish it in no time.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Pork loin cutlet
as needed
Pork loin (for tonkatsu)
2
Salt and pepper
to taste
※Egg
1 (55 g)
※Plain flour
30 g
Panko
as needed
Vegetable oil
5 tablespoons
(Or ready-made pork cutlets from the shop)
2
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Onion
1 (100 g)
Water
200 ml
Dashi stock granules
1/2 teaspoon
*Sugar
3 tablespoons
* Mirin
2 tablespoons
*Sake
1 tablespoon
*Soy sauce
4 tablespoons
Eggs
3
Plain cooked rice
2 servings
Shredded nori seaweed
As required

Steps

1. Cut the sinews of the pork and pound with a meat pounder. Season with salt and pepper. Mix the ※ ingredients and coat the pork. Coat the pork with panko.
2. Heat vegetable oil in a pan and shallow-fry both sides. Drain excess oil on paper towels.
3. Wash the frying pan and heat water, dashi powder and sliced onion.
4. When the pan boils, add the * ingredients and simmer for a while. Add the sliced pork cutlets.
5. Beat the egg white so it's well incorporated with the yolks. Pour in the beaten egg and shake the pan gently to evenly spread over the egg. Cover with a lid.
6. Reduce the heat and cook until the egg is almost set. Beat the remaining egg well and pour into the pan.
7. Turn off the heat and cover. Uncover after the egg is soft set.
8. Serve the cooked rice in a bowl and transfer the meat from Step 7. Scatter shredded nori on top.

Story Behind this Recipe

My husband asked for katsu-don, so I prepped pork cutlet for a homemade katsu-don.