Karaage, a Japanese styled Fried Chicken, with special Honey Mayoster

This week's recipe is Karaage, a Japanese styled Fried Chicken, with special Honey Mayoster Sauce. So, let's get started.


Ingredients

1 ½ tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce

1 tablespoon honey

2 teaspoons minced garlic

2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger

1 pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces

1 egg

1 cup panko bread crumbs

vegetable oil for frying

½ cup Japanese mayonnaise

2 tablespoons honey

2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

3 tablespoons mirin (Japanese sweet wine)

Steps

Mix 1 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 tablespoon honey, garlic, and ginger together in a bowl. Add chicken; turn to coat. Marinate in the refrigerator, 8 hours to overnight.

Whisk egg in a bowl until smooth.

Pour panko bread crumbs into a shallow bowl. Dip chicken pieces in whisked egg and roll in panko until coated.

Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Cook chicken in batches in the hot oil until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Transfer to paper towels to drain excess oil.