Karaage Style Fried Chicken

Time 20 min
Difficulty Easy
Serves 2-3


Tegel Fresh Chicken Skin on Thighs
  • 4 Tegel Fresh Chicken Skin on Thighs, each cut into about 8 pieces
  • 3 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp sake
  • 3 cm fresh ginger, grated finely
  • Oil for deep frying (rice bran)
  • 4 Tbsp Cornflour
  • Sesame seeds to garnish (optional)
  • Lemon or lime slices to garnish
  • Dipping sauce:
  • 4 Tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp caster sugar
  • 2 Tbsp sake
  • 1 star anise


1. Pat Tegel Fresh Chicken Skin on Thighs pieces dry, and marinate in the soy sauce, sake and fresh ginger for at least 10 minutes (longer is fine).

2. Heat oil in a small deep pan suitable for frying or wok to a medium heat.

3. Drain marinade off the chicken and toss in the cornflour to coat. Shake off any excess and then fry pieces in batches, being careful not to overcrowd the cooking vessel. Cook until the chicken is crispy and cooked through – about 4-6 minutes 

4. Sprinkle the chicken with sesame seeds and garnish with lemon or lime wedges. Serve with the dipping sauce.

Dipping Sauce:

1. Put the light soy sauce, sugar, sake and star anise in a small saucepan. Sir over a medium heat until sugar dissolves. Simmer for 4-5 minutes.

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