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from [Chasman]
Pomegranate Tonkatsu Sauce

Pomegranate Tonkatsu Sauce

Sauce keeps for up to 1 month in refrigerator. It's delicious combined with barbecue sauce or in place of barbecue sauce. Good for dipping steamed vegetables.

  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 1/3 cup(s) ketchup
  • 1/4 cup(s) pomegranate molassas
  • 2 tablespoon(s) worchestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon(s) soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoon(s) prepared hot mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) ground black pepper


Whisk together in a small bowl; refrigerate until ready to use.

Pomegranate Molasses: Makes about 1 1/2 cups

6 cups 100% pomegranate juice

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1 TBS lemon juice

Heat pomegranate juice, sugar and lemon juice in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the sugar completely dissolves and the juice comes to a simmer.

Reduce heat to med-low; simmer until the juice has a syrupy consistency and reduces to approx. 1 1/4 cups (approx 1 hour).

Allow molasses to cool slightly, then pour into a glass jar and allow to cool completely before covering and storing in the refrigerator.

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