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deep-fried breaded potatoes

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 118 kcal
  • Total Time: 30 m
    • Prep: 20 m
    • Cook: 10 m
  • Japanese: Imo-furai
Deep-Fried Breaded Potatoes



  • 2 medium (300 g) potatos
  • a little salt
  • a little pepper
  • oil for deep-frying


  • 30 g flour
  • 60 ml cold water
  • 45 g bread crumbs
Step 1

step 1:

Wash the potatos. Pook them a few times with fork. Place on a plate, and microwave until done. Remove from the microwave. Cool and peel.

Step 2

step 2:

Cut into 2.5 cm. cubes.

Step 3

step 3:

To make the batter, mix the flour and cold water very well in a bowl. Add the potato cubes to the batter and stir until well-coated.

Step 4

step 4:

In a separate pan, coat well with the bread crumbs.

Step 5

step 5:

Heat the oil to 170 °C and deep-fry the potato cubes a couple of minutes until golden brown.


Remove and drain on a rack. Serve with Worcestershire sauce.


This dish has a unique texture because the inside is soft and the surface is crispy. It is very popular in Sano City in Tochigi Prefecture in the Kantō area.