Crispy and Crunchy Chicken with Onion & Salt Sauce

Crispy and Crunchy Chicken with Onion & Salt Sauce

Put water into a pot and use it as a weight while cooking chicken. You will have a surprisingly crispy chicken! For the sauce, all you need to do is mix the ingredients and just microwave it.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Chicken thighs
Salt and pepper
to taste
Grated garlic
to taste
Olive oil
1 tablespoon
White section of Japanese leek
●Sesame oil
2 tablespoons
1/2 teaspoon
to taste
1 tablespoon


1. Prick the skin of the chicken thighs with a fork several times.
2. Salt and pepper the skin and smear the meat side with grated garlic.
3. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and place the chicken with the skin side down.
4. Before the meat starts to shrink put plenty of water into a pot and place it over the chicken. Cook the chicken over a medium heat for 5 minutes.
5. Turn over the chicken. The skin is very crispy already! Put the weight on again and cook for a further 3 minutes.
6. Chop the Japanese leek finely.
7. Put 6 and ● seasonings in a dish and cover with cling film. Microwave it for 2 minutes to make the sauce. It's so easy.
8. Transfer the chicken onto a serving dish and pour the onion & salt sauce over. Serve.
9. (Bonus tip) Vegetable garnishes <Step1> Cut the carrot, asparagus and potatoes.
10. <Step 2> Using the fat of the cooked chicken, shallow-fry the vegetables. Season with salt and pepper.
11. (Bonus tip2) A stylish way to dish up. Serve with rice in a stylish dish like this.

Story Behind this Recipe

I remembered that someone said on TV how to crisp the chicken skin using a pot of water as a weight and I came up with my own original recipe.