Tuesday, January 29, 2013

How to Make Ebi Katsu (Prawn/Shrimp Cutlet) - Video Recipe

Ebi Katsu (Prawn/Shrimp Cutlet) is one of my favorite Japanese foods :)


I know Prawn/Shrimp are pretty cheap in some countries. Then, double or triple this recipe!!! You will love this. hehe

You can also enjoy Ebi Katsu like you enjoy Tonkatsu (Pork Cutlet).
How to Make Tonkatsu (Pork Cutlet)
How to Make Katsu Curry (Curry and Rice with Pork Cutlet)
How to Make Katsu Sando (Pork Cutlet Sandwiches)
How to Make Katsudon

How to Make Ebi Katsu (Prawn/Shrimp Cutlet)

Difficulty: Easy
Time: 25min
Number of servings: 4 cutlets

12-14 black tiger shrimp
Sake, salt and cracked black pepper
* 1/2 egg
* 2 tbsp. flour
Panko (bread crumbs)
vegetable oil for frying
shredded cabbage
lemon wedge if you like
B Tartar Sauce
* 1 chopped hard-boiled egg
* 3 tbsp. mayonnaise
* 2 tbsp. chopped onion
* 1 tbsp. chopped dill pickle
* salt and pepper
C Aurora Sauce
* 2 tbsp. mayonnaise
* 1 tbsp. ketchup
* 1 tsp. whole-grain mustard
* cracked black pepper

1. Wash, peel and devein the shrimp (remove the tails), and season with sake, salt, and cracked black pepper. (If you think your shrimp smell bad, you can rub some starch and salt into the peeled shrimp, then rinse.)
2. Cut the shrimp in half, divide them into 4 piles, then shape them into patties.
3. Mix A, dip 2 in A, then coat with Panko.
4. Fry them in oil at 170C (340F) for 4-5 minutes until cooked golden brown. (Turn them over to cook evenly.) Remove the Ebi Katsu from the oil and drain.
5. Mix B to make Tartar Sauce. Mix C to make Aurora Sauce. Serve the Ebi Katsu with shredded cabbage, the sauces, and a lemon wedge if you like.


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  1. hi there darling! :) I enjoyed this recipe, so easy and I love Shrimp, I will try it, sure will be yummy!!

    regards from Spain!!

  2. Hello there Ochikeron :D

    Love your videos and I've been trying my best to use the same food products as yours in order for me to get the best results :) By the way, I'm really interested in your deep fryer with thermometer! I'm wondering if they sell those outside of Japan?

    Regards from Singapore!! xoxo

  3. Vivi,

    i think you can find it at amazon or somewhere on the net ;) thanks for trying your best to find japanese stuff <3


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