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Mochiko Chicken

May 9, 2012 / By Foodland

Mochiko Chicken

Definitely a local favorite, this recipe for Mochiko Chicken is mouth wateringly delicious!
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Chicken
Servings 6 Servings


  • Mochiko Batter
  • 4 tablespoons mochiko flour
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 0.5 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 0.25 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 0.5 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • Chicken Preparation
  • 2 pounds deboned chicken thighs
  • oil for frying


  1. Cut chicken into bite-size pieces (or slightly larger).
  2. In a bowl, mix together mochiko batter ingredients.
  3. Marinate chicken for 5 to 12 hours in the refrigerator.
  4. Fry in hot oil (350F), about 1 inch deep, until thoroughly cooked (165F) and golden brown on both sides.
  5. Serve hot or cold.
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