Bulldog Japanese Tonkatsu Sauce | Karman Reviews
Tonkatsu sauce is a popular Japanese condiment generally served with pork cutlet. This thick sauce is used as a dipping sauce, mainly for meats, but can also be enjoyed with fresh veggies. This sauce tends to go best with fried foods. It is a pretty sweet sauce so keep that in mind when using it. You can try mixing the sauce with something like a hot sauce or mustard to complement its flavor. The most popular dish enjoyed with Bull-Dog Vegetable & Fruit sauce is breaded pork bowl with rice and fresh veggies like cucumber, carrots and cabbage.
To make a traditional Tonkatsu dish, take two pork chops and put them first in flour then egg and then coarse breadcrumbs. Then fry them until they are golden and crispy. You can add cabbage and tomatoes as a garnish to the dish and drizzle a healthy amount of Tonkatsu sauce over the crispy meat. This dish tastes and looks delicious.
It is great for serving to your guests or enjoying with your friends. This Japanese Tonkatsu sauce uses mostly vegetables and fruits as its primary ingredients. Vinegar and spices are the other key ingredients that make this sauce taste tangy and refreshing. The natural sweet taste of the sauce comes from the flavors of the combined fruits and veggies. These ingredients make the texture of the sauce highly viscous so it is perfect for drizzling on deep fried foods without soaking in and causing them to become soggy or greasy.
While Tonkatsu sauce is primarily used on pork katsu, it can also be used with other foods. You can slice pork Tenderloin and pour a spoonful of the sauce over the cut meat. For a condiment on burgers, you can mix two third parts mayonnaise and one third part Tonkatsu sauce and spread it on the bun of your burger. The spicy and fruity hints really give a lift to the flavor of your burger. A third way you can use the sauce is by stirring in a spoonful of the sauce into a broth of a vegetarian soup to give it a flavorful kick.
This sauce is made from malt vinegar, yeast, vegetable and fruit purees, pastes and extracts. Because this sauce is full of fruits and vegetables, it is a very healthy and nutrient dense sauce.
Here's a list of some of the fruits and veggies used make this sauce: tomatoes, onions, carrots, apples, lemons and prunes. As you can tell from the list, the sauce is full of natural ingredients, which are both healthy and delicious. The shelf life of this product is close to two years and after opening it, you can either keep it refrigerated or just leave it on the shelf.
Now, I'm going to open the sauce to show its texture, color and consistency. Underneath the cap, there is a seal for freshness. As you can see, it is dark brown in color and highly viscous. This sauce tastes great and I invite you to try it out from our Asian grocery store. Order japanese products at Karman Foods!
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