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Sanzoku-Yaki (Large Fried Chicken)

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Sanzoku-Yaki (山賊焼き) is a large piece of deep-fried teriyaki chicken thigh which is a local specialty of Nagano prefecture (Shinshu area Matsumoto city) in Japan. It is simply a large karaage (deep-fried chicken)! No wonder many Japanese loves it.
Ingredients
  Chicken thigh meat with skin 300 Gram
For the seasoning
  Grated garlic 1 Teaspoon
  Ginger juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Honey 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Cracked black pepper To Taste
  Potato starch 2 Tablespoon (Katakuriko)
For frying
  Vegetable oil 4 Cup (64 tbs) (for deep frying)
For garnish
  Cabbage leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs), torn
  Mayonnaise 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Remove unwanted fat but leave the skin of chicken (because the skin makes the chicken crispier).
2. For the marinade: In a bowl, mix together grated garlic, ginger juice, soy sauce, honey, salt and black pepper. Mix together.
3. Add the chicken and marinate for 10 minutes.
4. Drain well and coat with katakuriko (potato starch).

MAKING
5. Deep fry in oil at 160C (320F) for 7 minutes (flip the chicken once or twice). Then turn to 180C (356F) and cook for about 1 minute until crisp golden brown.
6. Slice the chicken into bite-size pieces.

SERVING
7. Serve with torn cabbage leaves and mayonnaise.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Japanese
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Deep Fried
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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