Eggplant Katsudon

AJI-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix


Fried Eggplant
  • 4 pcs. (542g) Eggplant, butterfly-cut
  • 1/8 tsp. (0.5g) AJI-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix
  • 3/4 cup (100g) Flour
  • 2 pcs. (100g) Egg, beaten
  • 1 cup (200g) Bread crumbs, panko
  • 3/4 cup (200ml) Vegetable Oil, for frying
Broth Mixture
  • 1 cup (250ml) Vegetable Broth
  • 1 pack (25ml) SARSAYA® Liquid Seasoning
  • 4 Tbsps. (60g) Sugar
  • 1/4 cup (50g) White Onions, sliced
  • 4 pcs. (200g) Egg, beaten
  • 6 1/4 cups (1000g) Rice, cooked
  • 2 Tbsps. (20g) Spring onion (Scallions), sliced


  1. SEASON & COAT. In a bowl, add eggplant and AJI-GINISA®. Mix well then, coat the eggplants in flour. Next, dip onto the beaten eggs. Lastly, coat with breadcrumbs until fully covered.
  2. FRY. In a pan, heat oil. Fry coated eggplant on both sides until golden brown. Drain excess oil using a strainer or collander. Set aside.
  3. SIMMER. To make the broth mixture, in a saucepan, add vegetable broth, SARSAYA® Liquid Seasoning, and sugar. Mix well and bring to a simmer. Add onions and cook until soft.
  4. SIMMER. Add the cooked eggplant onto the broth, then pour the beaten eggs all over. Cover and let cook for 30 seconds to 1 minute.
  5. SERVE. Put hot rice in a bowl. Cover with the eggplant katsu and egg mixture. Garnish with scallions. Serve and enjoy while hot.

Cooking Tips

To make homemade vegetable broth, in a casserole, simmer for 45 minutes 3 cups of water, 1/2 cup chopped carrots, 1/2 cup of onion leaks, and 1 cup white onions for maximum flavor extraction.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 20 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 10 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 8 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 293.75g (1/2 pc. Eggplant + 1/4 cup broth + 3/4 cup rice)

Products Used

AJINOMOTO Ginisa® Flavor Seasoning Mix Buy Now

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Eggplant is a good source of Antioxidants (mainly Anthocyanins), which is mostly found in its skin, that aids in boosting immunity.


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