Soft and juicy JFC (Japanese Fried Chicken) with Shio Koji

Koji and co’s friend Yuka has shared this authentic Japanese karaage recipe featuring our Shio Koji!



(4 servings)

4 chicken thighs (500 - 600g) 

* Grated ginger 1 tsp 

* Soy sauce 1 tbsp 

* Mirin 1 tsp

*Koji and Co Shio Koji 1 tbsp 

Potato starch - sufficient to cover




1. Cut chicken thighs into pieces  (6 to 8), put them in a bowl, put all the * in the bowl, and leave them for about 15 minutes.

2. Wipe off excess juice, sprinkle with potato starch and fry in 200 degree oil. 

* Unpasteurized fresh Shio Koji tenderizes chicken with its high enzymatic activity. Enjoy the juicy Karaage at home!


Recipe and photos by Yuka P
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