Spicy Chicken Breasts

Spicy Chicken Breasts

This spicy taste goes great with white rice!
Chicken breast meat is cheap, cooks up tenderly and is very satisfying.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Chicken breasts
as needed
Salt and pepper
a small amount
as needed
* Mirin
2 tablespoons
* Soy sauce
2 tablespoons
* Sugar
1 teaspoon
* Sake
2 tablespoons
1 to 2 teaspoons
Sesame oil (for frying)
1 tablespoon


1. Cut the chicken breasts into 1 cm thick pieces, then sprinkle them with the salt, pepper and sake. Let the chicken sit for 10 minutes. During this time, mix together the seasoning * ingredients.
2. Coat the chicken in the katakuriko.
3. Heat the sesame oil in a frying pan and cook the chicken well on both sides over medium heat.
4. Once the chicken has turned a light brown colour, add the previously prepared seasoning ingredients and Doubanjiang spicy bean paste to the frying pan and coat the chicken evenly with them. All done!

Story Behind this Recipe

I had previously made delicious fried chicken with ginger using cheap breast meat, but because my son doesn't like ginger, I wanted to try making it with spicy Doubanjiang.