KARAAGE CHICKEN RECIPE

For supreme-flavored bites, you can’t beat crispy fried chicken marinated in soy and ginger.
KARAAGE CHICKEN RECIPE
Ingredients:
»» 1 tbs. soy sauce
»» 1 tbs. sushi seasoning or of your choice
»» 1 tbs. finely grated fresh ginger
»» 500g chicken thigh fillets, cut into 3cm pieces
»» Vegetable oil, to deep-fry
»» 130 g (1 cup) cornflour
»» 2 tbs. plain flour
Method:
Combine the soy sauce, sushi seasoning and ginger in a glass or ceramic dish. Add the chicken and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 1 hour to marinate.
Drain the chicken from the marinade and pat dry. Add oil to a large saucepan to reach a depth of 5cm. Heat to 170°C over medium-high heat (when the oil is ready, a cube of bread turns golden in 20 seconds). Place combined flour on a plate. Add one-third of the chicken and toss to coat. Shake off any excess. Cook, turning halfway through cooking, for 4-5 minutes or until cooked through. Use tongs to transfer to a plate lined with paper towel. Repeat, in 2 more batches, with the remaining chicken and flour mixture, reheating the oil between batches. Transfer to a serving platter.

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