Ancient Grains Chicken Katsu with Brown Rice and Buckwheat

Prep time:
5-10 mins
Cook time:
30 mins


  • 2 boxes of Waitoa Free Range Chicken Burgers Ancient Grains
  • 2 microwave pouches of SunRice Brown Rice and Buckwheat infused with Hainanese Chicken
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • ⅛ red cabbage, finely shredded
  • 1 tbsp pickled ginger, chopped
  • 1 spring onion, sliced
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander, roughly chopped
  • 1 lime, juice only
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil

To serve

  • 3 tbsp tonkatsu sauce
  • 3 tbsp Japanese mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted


  1. Preheat oven to 200C.
  2. Lay the chicken burger fillets on a baking tray lined with baking paper and bake for 15 minutes on each side, until cooked and golden.
  3. Heat the rice and buckwheat pouches as per instructions.
  4. Combine carrot, cabbage, pickled ginger, spring onion, coriander, lime juice and sesame oil in a bowl and mix.
  5. Serve rice, chicken and salad on four plates. Drizzle with tonkatsu sauce and Japanese mayonnaise. Sprinkle with spring onion and sesame seeds.

Tip:  Tonkatsu sauce is a thick tangy and sweet sauce used for many Japanese style recipes. It can be found in the International aisle of major supermarkets. You can make it at home by mixing 1/4 cup tomato ketchup, 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce, 1 tsp sugar and 2 tsp soy sauce.


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