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chicken tempura with sweet & sour sauce

Chicken Tempura with Sweet & Sour Sauce


  • 7 ounces boneless chicken breast
  • 1 tablespoon sake
  • salad oil for deep frying


  • 1 egg
  • 1/6 cup cold water
  • 3 tablespoons flour

sweet & sour sauce:

Step 1

step 1:

Remove the skin of the chicken and cut into bite-size pieces.

Step 2

step 2:

Mix the chicken and the sake in a bowl. Let stand for 1 hour in the refrigerator. Wipe the chicken with a paper towel.

Step 3

step 3:

To make the coating, mix the egg, flour and water in a bowl. With chopsticks, dip the chicken pieces into the coating.

Step 4

step 4:

Heat the oil to 340°F and deep-fry half of the chicken pieces about 5 or 6 minutes until golden brown. Remove and drain on a rack. Cook the remaining chicken in the same manner.

Step 5

step 5:

Make the sweet & sour sauce. Put the vinegar, soy sauce and sugar in a frying pan, and bring to a boil. Dissolve the potato starch in the water. Add the dissolved potato starch to the frying pan. Stir a few times.

Step 6

step 6:

Add the chicken tempura to the frying pan and mix .

Tori no tempura amazu-an


Soaking the chicken in sake makes it soft. The sweet and light sauce suits the chicken tempura very well and is delicious. Because it is delicious even cool, it is good for box lunches.