Chicken Katsu
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Chicken Katsu

Chicken Katsu

with Roasted Green Beans & Ginger Rice

Crispy chicken may just be the world’s most beloved food. Hear us out: Southern-fried, Milanese-style, schnitzel, Kiev—the dishes come from all corners of the world! True to form, this Japanese-style rendition is comforting and delicious. Here, chicken is pounded thin, coated in panko and cornstarch, then flash-fried until light and crunchy. On the side is a classic katsu dipping sauce, plus tender roasted green beans and ginger rice. The results, unsurprisingly, are impressively tasty (and crispy!).

Tags:
Protein Smart
Allergens:
Wheat
Milk
Soy
Sesame

Produced in a facility that processes eggs, milk, fish, peanuts, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat.

Total Time30 minutes
Prep Time5 minutes
DifficultyEasy

Ingredients

serving amount

1 thumb

Ginger

½ cup

Jasmine Rice

6 ounce

Green Beans

10 ounce

Chicken Cutlets

1 teaspoon

Garlic Powder

½ cup

Panko Breadcrumbs

(Contains Wheat)

1 tablespoon

Cornstarch

1.5 tablespoon

Sour Cream

(Contains Milk)

4 tablespoon

Katsu Sauce

(Contains Soy, Wheat)

1 tablespoon

Sesame Seeds

(Contains Sesame)

Not included in your delivery

2 teaspoon

Cooking Oil

1 tablespoon

Butter

(Contains Milk)

Salt

Pepper

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Nutrition Values

/ per serving
Calories780 kcal
Fat34 g
Saturated Fat9 g
Carbohydrate79 g
Sugar12 g
Dietary Fiber3 g
Protein40 g
Cholesterol130 mg
Sodium980 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.

Utensils

Small pot
Baking Sheet
Paper Towel
Plastic Wrap
Meat Mallet
Large Pan
Small Bowl

Instructions

Cook Rice
1

• Adjust rack to top position and preheat oven to 425 degrees. Wash and dry produce. • Peel and mince or grate ginger. • Heat a drizzle of oil in a small pot over medium-high heat. Add ginger; cook, stirring, until fragrant, 1-2 minutes. • Stir in rice and ¾ cup water (1½ cups for 4 servings). Bring to a boil; cover and reduce heat to low. Cook until rice is tender, 15-18 minutes. • Keep covered off heat until ready to serve.

Roast Green Beans
2

• While rice cooks, trim green beans if necessary. Toss green beans on a baking sheet with a drizzle of oil, salt, and pepper. • Roast on top rack until browned and tender, 12-15 minutes.

Pound Chicken
3

• Meanwhile, pat chicken* dry with paper towels. Place between two pieces of plastic wrap and pound with a mallet or heavy-bottomed pan until ½ inch thick. • Season all over with garlic powder, salt, and pepper.

Bread Chicken
4

• On a shallow dish or plate, combine panko, cornstarch, and ½ tsp salt (1 tsp for 4 servings). Brush a thin layer of sour cream onto both sides of chicken (you may not use all the sour cream). • Working one piece at a time, press chicken into panko mixture until fully coated.

Cook Chicken
5

• Heat a 1⁄3-inch layer of oil in a large, preferably nonstick, pan over medium-high heat. Once oil is hot enough that a pinch of panko sizzles when added to the pan, add chicken. Cook until panko is golden brown and chicken is cooked through, 2-3 minutes per side. (For 4 servings, cook in batches.) TIP: Thinner pieces will cook faster. • Transfer to a paper-towel-lined plate.

Finish & Serve
6

• Place katsu sauce in a small microwave-safe bowl; microwave until warm, 20 seconds. • Fluff rice with a fork; stir in 1 TBSP butter (2 TBSP for 4 servings) and season with salt and pepper. • Divide rice, chicken, and green beans between plates. Drizzle chicken with katsu sauce to taste (or serve on the side for dipping). Sprinkle chicken and green beans with as many sesame seeds as you like and serve.

Chicken is fully cooked when internal temperature reaches 165º.