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Tebasaki Fried Chicken 1

Tebasaki Fried Chicken

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 5-6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Japanese

Description

Tebasaki Fried Chicken is a Japanese style double fried chicken glazed in a sweet, sour and savoury sauce made with soy sauce, sake, mirin and sugar.


Ingredients

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Chicken

  • 1 kg chicken wings
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp potato starch
  • oil

Sauce

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup sake
  • 1/4 cup mirin
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 tsp grated ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp toasted black and white sesame seeds

Instructions

  1. Season chicken with salt and freshly ground black pepper, place in a plate then refrigerate it at least two hours before cooking. We need to make the skin dehydrate to make it crispy.
  2. Before cooking the chicken prepare your sauce. Place all sauce ingredients in a saucepan apart from the vinegar and sesame seeds. Bring to a boil in medium heat, once its boiling add the vinegar and sesame seeds. Remove from heat then let it cool.
  3. Remove the chicken from the fridge, using a paper towel dry out extra moisture. Prepare large pan, fill it with oil for deep frying, heat to 160C.
  4. Coat chicken with potato starch then deep fry for 10 minutes in batches if your pan is small. Set aside chicken and let it cool.
  5. Once the chicken has cooled down heat back the pan with oil to 190C then deep fry chicken for the second time for 3 minutes or until its golden brown. Remove from pan drain excess oil then just before serving glaze it with the sauce you prepared earlier. Serve.