Karaage-style Fried Cod

Karaage-style Fried Cod

Tasty and irresistible even for children or people who don't like fish. It's also good with drinks.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Fresh cod fillets
◯ Grated garlic
1 to 2 teaspoons
◯ Grated fresh ginger
1 to 2 teaspoons
◯ Sake
1 tablespoon
◯ Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
◯ Chinese soup stock
1 teaspoon
Flour or katakuriko
2 to 3 tablespoons
about 3 tablespoons


1. Remove any bones, scales or stickiness and chop into bite-sized pieces.
2. Put the cod prepped in Step 1 into a plastic bag. Add ◯ ingredients and lightly massage the bag to mix well.
3. Let the bag from Step 2 sit for over 30 minutes (If longer, refrigerate).
4. Right before frying, add flour into the bag in step 3 and coat the fillets evenly.
5. The cod will be crispier if you can coat all of their sides evenly in the flour or starch.
6. Heat some oil in a frying pan. Fry fillets with skin facing down (over medium heat).
7. Flip when the fillets from Step 6 are golden brown, and it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to come up with an enjoyable dish even for children or people who don't like fish.