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This classic crispy chicken katsu is easy to make. Try make it by yourself at home and the ingredients are quite simple.

Classic Crispy Chicken Katsu

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Japanese
Keyword asian, chicken, how to make katsu, japanese, katsu
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 2 large Chicken breasts From 1 chicken
  • 4 tbsp Flour
  • Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Onion powder
  • 1 tsp Chili powder
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • Cooking oil


  1. Slice chicken breasts from 1 chicken into 4 parts, cut in half and then cut lengthwise.

  2. Season both sides with salt and pepper. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.

  3. Mix all the dry seasoning except breadcrumbs until evenly distributed.

  4. Beat the eggs evenly in another bowl.

  5. Coat the chicken breast respectively with flour mix, egg wash, flour mix, egg wash, and then breadcrumbs.

  6. In a pan fry, heat the cooking oil over medium heat.

  7. Fry the chicken katsu until nice and golden.

  8. After the chicken katsu is cooked, rest it on a cooling rack to remove excess oil.

  9. Serve with warm rice, ketchup and mayonnaise.

  10. Enjoy!