Katsudon is a traditional Japanese dish that is popular with the younger generation of foodies given its simplicity, inexpensiveness, and depth of umami. The word “Katsudon” is derived from 2 words: Tonkatsu (which means pork cutlet) and Donburi (which means large bowl). Katsudon is typically a deep fried pork cutlet cooked in a sweet and savory soy-based sauce combined with a scrambled egg, and served over a bowl of steamed white rice. It’s very simple to make, but also extremely satisfying to consume. 
This version adds another level of umami by including toasted shiitake mushrooms and a spicy Japanese mayonnaise that works extremely well with the dish.
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Katsudon

Katsudon Prep time: 45 mins Cook time: 15 mins Serves: 1

Notes

Spicy Japanese Mayonnaise Ingredients: 1/4 cup Japanese mayo 1 tbsp Sweet soy sauce (Kekap Manis) 1 tbsp Chilli oil 1 tbsp Sesame oil
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