Karaage-Japanese Fried Chicken

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Total Time
30 mins
5 mins

This is very popular in Japan, and very popular with my children. It's also a favorite dish in the restaurant where I work. The Japanese are quite happy to eat this at room temperature too. Prep time includes marinating time.

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  1. Using a fork, prick holes all over the fillets, then cut into 5cm pieces.
  2. Mix soy, sake and ginger juice and marinate the chicken for 20 minutes.
  3. Pat the chicken dry with paper towel and then toss in the corn starch.
  4. Heat the oil to 165-170C degrees and fry slowly and well.