Karaage

Karaage Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)

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Karaage means deep fried food with no batter in Japanese, so you could also call fried fish Karaage. However, if it is not specified, it usually means chicken. You can get Karaage absolutely anywhere in Japan. Izakaya, Japanese bars, serve a lot of little appetizers (like Tapas restaurants), and Karaage is a staple dish there. Hot delis in supermarkets have freshly fried chicken pieces for people to take home. Even convenience stores today sell Karaage for snacks (7-11 is everywhere in Japan too.)

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Rating:
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Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

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4
chicken thighs
2 Tbsp
sake
1 Tbsp
soy sauce
1/4 tsp
salt
1 tsp
garlic, grated
1 tsp
ginger, grated
1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
cornstarch
salt and pepper
oil, for deep-frying

How to Make Karaage

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cut a chicken thigh into 3-4 pieces.
  • 2In a medium size bowl, mix sake, soy sauce, salt, garlic and ginger with chicken. Let it sit for 1/2-1 hour.
  • 3Mix flour, corn starch and some salt and pepper in another bowl.
  • 4Coat marinated chicken pieces with flour mixture.
  • 5Heat oil at medium high heat (350F).
  • 6Deep fry for 5-8 minutes depending on the size of meat.

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About Karaage

Course/Dish: Poultry Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Japanese




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