Chicken Karrage, fried marinated chicken nuggets

Yummy juicy and tasty chicken nuggets marinated before they are coated and then fried.

Karaage is a Japanese cooking technique were you marinate smaller pieces of meat, by massaging the marinade into the meat, and then lightly coat them with  seasoned wheat flour or potato starch mix before frying in a light oil.

500  g boneless chicken meat, diced

Marinade
0,5 dl salt reduced soy sauce
0,5 dl mirin
1 tsp sesame oil
1 tbsp fresh grated ginger
3 cloves minced garlic
citrus

Coating
1,5 dl potato starch
1,5 dl wheat flour
0,5 dl sesame seeds
I sheet of nori finely cut
2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp ginger powder
1/2 tsp ground pepper

Vegetable oil, for frying

 

Cut the chicken.

 

Combine the marinade ingredients in a zip lock baggie and add the chicken. Close the bag and massage the marinade into the chicken, then leave for about 30 minutes.

Combine all the coating ingredient in a bowl.

Heat a large saucepan with about 2 inches of vegetable oil and heat over medium-high heat to about 180 C.

Dip the chicken in the flour mix, put the chicken in the saucepan and cook until golden brown and cooked through.

Serve with rice or noodles and some teriyaki or tonkatsu sauce.

 

Chicken nuggets with orange and apricot sauce

Since I have started this new blog on WordPress I am translating most of my old post from Lizas matverden and reposting them here. I have mostly reposted them by date, but sometimes I repost them in the present. This is one of those old post I just wanted to share again, it is not that I think the pictures are great, but it was a quick and tasty little dish.
 Oranges and apricots
 Chicken Nuggets with salad and orange and apricot sauce.
I used 1 breast and half an egg per person.
Chicken breast
Flour
slat and pepper
eggs
Panko or bread crumbs
Oil for frying
Cut the chicken breast into bite sized pieces and dip them in the flour with a little salt and pepper.
 Then in beaten eggs
and finally in the Panko crumbs

Fry the nuggets until golden.

Orange and apricot sauce
4 dl freshly squeezed orange juice or ready-made if you want
8 dried finely chopped apricots (for sweeter sauce use more apricots)
1 to 1,5  tsp corn starch
3-4 tbsp cold water
chopped fresh mint and chopped fresh coriander.
1 pinch salt
Bring orange juice and apricots to a boil and add cornstarch to thicken the sauce.
When the sauce have the right consistency add the fresh herbs right before serving.