Oven Baked Karaage Chicken

Oven Baked Karaage Chicken

This oven baked chicken is easy and healthier than fried.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Chicken thigh meat
200 g
Cooking sake
as needed in Step 1
a pinch
a little
Soy sauce
2 tablespoons
2 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
(Optional) grated garlic, grated ginger
1~2 teaspoon each
(C) For coating
Whisked egg
a little
(D) For Coating
Cake flour
as needed
1:1 ratio with cake flour
Salt and pepper
to taste
(Optional) garlic powder, herbs, etc
to taste


1. Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces. Pierce with a fork and massage in the ingredients marked (A) and set aside. (Add enough cooking sake to cover).
2. Add the (B) ingredients and let sit for 10 minutes (or more than 1 hour if possible).
3. Lightly grease the oven's broiler rack with oil. If unavailable, line a baking tray with parchment paper.
4. Dredge the chicken by alternating through the (C) mixture, (D) mixture, (C) again and finally (D), while preheating the oven to 250°C.
5. Shake off the excess flour from Step 4 and bake for 15 to 20 minutes, and you're done.
6. Serve with a wedge of lemon (optional).
7. You can fry these in oil after they're baked for extra crispiness (this will add calories, though)

Story Behind this Recipe

This is any easy karaage recipe that isn't deep fried so you don't have to worry about using up all your vegetable oil.