Japanese Fried Chicken Thighs

  • Prep + Cook Time
    40 Minutes
  • Servings
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  • 6 Georges Farmers Market Chicken Thighs
  • 1/3 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar, divided
  • 4 cups vegetable oil, for frying
  • 1 cup corn starch
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 cup shredded Napa cabbage
  • ½ cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil


  • Toasted sesame seeds
  • Sriracha aioli


    1. Combine the chicken with soy sauce and 2 tablespoons vinegar in a zipped bag. Marinade for 30 minutes, or for more flavor, marinade overnight.
    2. Heat vegetable oil to 375ºF in a deep large skillet or counter-top fryer.
    3. Combine the starch, ginger, and garlic in a mixing bowl.
    4. Remove the chicken from the marinade and dredge in the starch mixture, coating over the chicken. Carefully place the chicken in the hot oil and cook for 10-15 minutes or until cooked throughout. Repeat this step with remaining pieces of chicken.
    5. Combine the cabbages with remaining vinegar and sesame oil in a mixing bowl.
    6. Serve chicken over cabbage salad and garnish with sesame seeds and a side of sriracha aioli.

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