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I'm making chicken katsu and I've run out of honey- will sugar do?

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DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Sun 16-Oct-16 14:31:09

Just that reallysmile

DianaBathesInTango Sun 16-Oct-16 14:32:17

I don't know but I'm prepared to be your guinea pig <selfless> I love chicken Katsu.

CrazyOldBagLady Sun 16-Oct-16 14:37:44

Yeah I've made it with a little sugar before, it will be fine, just add it gradually so it doesn't go too sweet. I also used some mango chutney once and that worked out well too.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Sun 16-Oct-16 14:38:06

We do toogrin

Can't make that much difference surely...

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Sun 16-Oct-16 14:42:54

Ah mango chutney, good idea, I have that!

CrazyOldBagLady Sun 16-Oct-16 16:16:06

Hope it turned out ok. You have given me a craving now smile

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Sun 16-Oct-16 17:17:46

Well,it's simmering away so will let you knowsmile

PawWavingCat Sun 16-Oct-16 17:20:16

Ooh, a katsu curry? I've only ever used a Japanese bought sauce (for a tonkatsu curry) - is yours a make from scratch recipe? Please would you share? Yours sounds yummy already smile

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Sun 16-Oct-16 17:24:18

I don't strain the veg off, I blitz it all together with a stick blender. I double the quantity and freeze what I don't use. I also just use chicken breasts as health conscious ds prefers itsmile

NicknameUsed Sun 16-Oct-16 17:25:16

We like katsu curry as well. I use this recipe:

Katsu Curry Sauce

1 onion, chopped
1 tbs vegetable oil
1 tbs plain flour
2 tsp curry powder
1 tbs brown sugar
1 tbs soy sauce
1 pint stock, chicken or vegetable

Fry onion and cook slowly for about 10 minutes. Add curry powder and flour and cook for a minute. Slowly add the stock and stir to avoid lumps. Add the sugar and soy sauce. Simmer for about 20 minutes. Blitz with a stick blender.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Sun 16-Oct-16 17:34:16

No carrots? Mine has loads in! I think I might try yours next time.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Sun 16-Oct-16 17:36:22

Just had a taste and I think I prefer the mango chutney to the honey tbh.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Sun 16-Oct-16 18:01:45

It's REALLY nice,just blended it and using the sugar and mango chutney is a great improvement.

I didn't put anywhere near the amount of soy sauce as stated in the link above so you'll have to experiment.

Motherfuckers Wed 19-Oct-16 04:41:36

The best katsu sauce I have ever had was made with bananas and apples. I tend to use the golden curry blocks, because that is what my Japanese friends use. But try the banana in the sauce, it was good!

NicknameUsed Wed 19-Oct-16 07:09:17

Bananas shock

OH loathes bananas. DD doesn't like them either. I never cook with bananas.

Motherfuckers Wed 19-Oct-16 22:54:42

I know it sounds disgusting, but it tasted so good. You can't even tell there are bananas in it. I am also not keen on bananas, but I loved this!

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Wed 19-Oct-16 23:44:56

I'll try it and report back...

SporkLife Thu 20-Oct-16 12:23:45

I live in the uk now, but I use fruit also, grated up apples in mine with curry blocks, sometimes banana as well but mostly just apple.

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