After sharing my Cheese Hamburg Steak recipe, I’ve received many inquiries on the Katsu sauce I’ve used to make the gravy. This homemade Katsu sauce only takes 2 minutes to make, with 4 simple pantry ingredients!
Katsu sauce is one of my favorite sauces to serve as a side to many dishes including tempura, katsu (Japanese breaded cutlet), sandwiches, burgers and many more, but it also makes up to be useful in cooking to add rich flavor to many dishes.
Although Katsu sauce can be found in grocery stores, I prefer the homemade kind as it’s cost-effective and can be made with only 4 ingredients that can be easily found in my pantry. Here are the ingredients you will need:
- Worcestershire sauce
- Oyster sauce
- Granulated sugar
The taste is the same if not better than the store-bought kind, and has a fresh taste. It can serve as a delicious alternative to many dipping sauces with its tangy, sweet and savory notes, and the possibilities are endless with this versatile sauce.
For convenience, I like to make a large portion in a container as it stores nicely in the refrigerator for up to a month, and use it for many purposes. Please feel free to multiply the proportions if you’d like a bigger batch.
Hope you enjoy this delicious sauce, and please leave a comment below or send me a message on Instagram if you have any questions.
Easy Homemade Katsu Sauce
- 5 tbsp ketchup
- 4 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
- 3 tbsp oyster sauce
- 1 tbsp granulated sugar
- sesame seeds optional
- In a small container, combine ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, oyster sauce, and granulated sugar and stir together until well blended. Optionally add sesame seeds to your preference.