Salty Garlic Chicken Drumette Karaage

Salty Garlic Chicken Drumette Karaage

Karaage with a garlic aroma and crispy skin. This is very popular in our house - 20 wings will be gone in no time. Beer compliments it perfectly.

Ingredients: makes 20 chicken wings

Chicken drumettes
★Grated garlic
1 tablespoon
★Grated ginger
1/2 tablespoon
★Cooking sake
3 tablespoons
★Chicken stock granules
2 teaspoons
1-2 teaspoons
★Black pepper (coarsely ground, if possible)
1-2 teaspoons
◇Cake flour
3/5 cup
2/5 cup (40 ml)


1. Sprinkle some salt and pepper (not listed) over the chicken wings and rub it in.
2. Mix together the ★ ingredients in a bowl.
3. Combine steps 1 and 2 into a strong plastic bag (I use Ziploc) and massage for about 30 minutes.
4. Let step 3 rest in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
5. Put the ◇ dry ingredients into a bowl and mix in a circular motion with a whisk (instead of sifting).
6. Remove the chicken from step 4 from the refrigerator and add the dry ingredients from step 5.
7. Close the bag tightly and shake well to cover all pieces with the flour.
8. Fry in 165-170℃ oil. Once golden brown they're complete.

Story Behind this Recipe

My husband put in a request for garlic flavored karaage.
I just used whatever I had on hand at home.
And my husband and the kids found it to be really delicious! I made a well-received karaage.