Chicken Karaage

I love deep-fried food! 😀 "Karaage" which means "fried chicken" in Japanese, served in almost Japanese restaurants in the world. This is my version of karaage. It's crispy outside and juicy inside, oishii!

Chicken Karaage (Photo credit : Veronica)

Chicken Karaage

Serve : 3

500 gr boneless chicken thighs (they should still have the skin, but if you don't like chicken skin, just trim them out), cut into 3 cm pieces1 tbsp sake
1 tbsp Kikkoman all purpose soy sauce
½ tsp salt
½ tsp ground black pepper
1 egg
1 tbsp tapioca starch
5 tbsp corn flour or potato starch
Oil for deep frying (fill a frying-pan halfway up with oil)

In a mixing bowl, mix chicken with sake, soy sauce, salt, pepper and egg. Add the tapioca starch and corn flour/potato starch, mix with hand until the starch covers all the chicken.

In a frying pan over high heat, deep-fry the chicken in 3 batches, fry until golden brown and all cooked through. Serve with mayonnaise or soy sauce.

Recipe by Veronica


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