Osaka Chicken Recipe


Osaka chicken is a delicious Japanese dish that is known for its crispy and flavorful chicken. This dish is a popular street food in Osaka, Japan, and is loved by locals and tourists alike. The chicken is marinated in a savory sauce and then coated in a light batter before being deep-fried to perfection. It is typically served with a tangy dipping sauce and is best enjoyed with a side of steamed rice or noodles.

Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup mirin
  • 2 tablespoons sake
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Vegetable oil, for frying


  1. In a bowl, combine soy sauce, mirin, sake, sugar, grated ginger, and minced garlic. Mix well until the sugar is dissolved.
  2. Cut the chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces and place them in a shallow dish. Pour the marinade over the chicken, making sure each piece is coated. Cover the dish and let the chicken marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine flour, cornstarch, baking powder, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  4. Heat vegetable oil in a deep fryer or a large pot to 350°F (175°C).
  5. Remove the chicken from the marinade and drain off any excess liquid. Dip each piece of chicken into the flour mixture, coating it evenly.
  6. Carefully place the coated chicken into the hot oil and fry until golden brown and crispy, about