/ Wednesday, July 27, 2016 / 5 Comments / Appetizers and Snacks , Asian , Chicken , Japanese , Video Tutorial
Chicken Karaage~Japanese Style Deep-Fried Chicken Nuggets
This is Toriniku Tatsuta-Age, or Japanese style deep-fried chicken nuggets. The chicken nugget is crispy on the outside, moist, tender on the inside, and pairs beautifully with the Japanese style mayonnaise that I had posted earlier.
*This is an updated post with a video cooking guide. (Previously posted on 04/10/11)
Chicken Karaage/Toriniku Tatsuta-Age~Japanese Style Deep-Fried Chicken Nuggets
550 to 600 g Boneless Chicken Thighs (skin or skinless)
1 Clove Garlic, chopped
2 Tbsp Japanese-Style Soy sauce
1 Tbsp Sake
1 Tbsp Mirin
1 Tbsp Ginger Juice
2 tsp Vegetable Oil
Ground Pepper (White or Black)
1/4 tsp Sea Salt
100 to 120 g Potato Starch
Vegetable Oil for deep-frying
Cut each piece of chicken into bite-sized or about 1 ½ inches pieces. Marinate the chicken with soy sauce, sake, mirin, garlic, ginger juice, and vegetable oil. Set aside for about 30 minutes.
Preheat the oil to 350˚F/180˚C in a wok or deep fryer.
Coat the chicken pieces with potato starch. Deep-fry a few pieces of chicken at a time until brown and crisp. Drain on paper towel. Serve hot or warm with Japanese style mayonnaise.