A slurry is a mixture of equal parts cornstarch to water. The water is whisked with the cornstarch to make a thickening agent. A slurry acts like roux and can be used in thickening soups, stews, sauces, and gravy.
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Originating from Japanese cuisine, katsu is a lunch or dinner plate with fried chicken, and has been coated in breadcrumbs. Katsu dan is a Japanese dish containing fried pork, eggs, and veggies. Instead of using fried chicken or fried pork, tofu is used in vegan cooking.
Typically katsu is served with a brown sauce made from pureed fruit or ketchup. In addition to sauce, rice and veggies are also commonly served.
Other variations of this dish include curries....