Chicken Karaage for Bento

Chicken Karaage for Bento

These are delicious and juicy even if you use chicken breast. They are great for bento lunch boxes.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Chicken breast or thigh
280 g
●Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
1 tablespoon
1 teaspoon
●Garlic (grated)
1 teaspoon
●Ginger (grated)
1 teaspoon
◎Cake flour
2 tablespoons or more
2 tablespoons or more
Vegetable oil
as needed


1. Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces. Mix the ● ingredients together. Marinade the chicken in the ● ingredients for 20-30 minutes.
2. Put the ◎ ingredients in a plastic bag, and add the chicken. Shake the bag to coat the chicken, then remove the excess flour.
3. Deep fry in oil at 170C.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is a classic recipe in our home that we've been making for a long time.
It's also great if you add egg (my mother passed this on to me).