Hey there, fellow foodies! Are you ready to get your taste buds tingling with some delicious Japanese-style crispy fried chicken? Well, I’ve got just the thing for you today – Ajinomoto KARAAGE and UMAMI Karaage Ichiban!
Let’s start with Ajinomoto KARAAGE – trust me, this crispy fried chicken is so good, you’ll want to eat it every day! Here’s what you’ll need:
- 1 kg boneless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 1/4 cup sake
- 1/4 cup mirin
- 1 teaspoon grated ginger
- 2 cloves garlic, grated
- 1 cup potato starch
- Oil for deep frying
1. In a large bowl, combine the soy sauce, sake, mirin, ginger, and garlic. Mix well.
2. Add the chicken pieces to the bowl and mix well to coat. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, but no more than 2 hours.
3. Remove the chicken from the marinade and drain off any excess liquid.
4. Coat the chicken pieces in potato starch, shaking off any excess.
5. Heat the oil in a deep fryer or heavy-bottomed pot to 350°F.
6. Fry the chicken in batches until golden brown and crispy, about 5-6 minutes.
7. Drain on paper towels and serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce.
UMAMI Karaage Ichiban
Up next, we have UMAMI Karaage Ichiban – fully cooked chicken Karaage that’s ready to eat straight out of the pack! Here’s what you’ll need:
- 1 kg UMAMI Karaage Ichiban (Fully Cooked Chicken Karaage)
1. Open the pack and take out the UMAMI Karaage Ichiban.
2. Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat.
3. Place the UMAMI Karaage Ichiban in the pan and cook for 3 minutes on each side, or until heated through and crispy.
4. Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce.
Oh man, just looking at that picture of Ajinomoto KARAAGE makes my mouth water! And the best part? Once you’ve got the marinade down, it’s super easy to make. Just marinate the chicken, coat it in potato starch, and fry it up until crispy and delicious. Trust me, it’s worth the effort!
UMAMI Karaage Ichiban – A Convenient Option!
On the other hand, if you’re short on time or don’t feel like cooking, UMAMI Karaage Ichiban is a great option. It’s fully cooked and ready to eat straight out of the pack – just heat it up in a non-stick pan and you’re good to go!
So there you have it, folks – two delicious options for making Japanese-style crispy fried chicken. Whichever one you choose, I can guarantee you won’t be disappointed!