A Big Hit! Chicken Nanban That's Not Deep Fried. Great recipe for A Big Hit! Chicken Nanban That's Not Deep Fried. The typical chicken nanban recipe calls only for egg dredging, but to prevent burning and for better absorption of the toppings, I dusted the chicken in flour and it was a total success.
Chicken Nanban is a dish called "yoshoku" meaning western style food that has been adapted to suit Japanese tastebuds forming a new style of Japanese food. It has survived several centuries, passed on from Japanese cooks who acquired new cooking styles and recipes from the first Europeans to set foot on Japanese soil. The irony is, like many famous Japanese dishes, Chicken Nanban has foreign roots. You can cook A Big Hit! Chicken Nanban That's Not Deep Fried using 13 ingredients and 14 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of A Big Hit! Chicken Nanban That's Not Deep Fried
- You need 1 large of piece Chicken breast (or thigh).
- You need 1 of Plain flour.
- Prepare 1 of Egg.
- It’s of For the sweet vinegar sauce (ama-su):.
- You need 3 tbsp of ☆ Sugar.
- You need 2 tbsp of ☆ Vinegar.
- Prepare 1 1/2 of to 2 tablespoons. ☆ Soy sauce.
- It’s of For the tartar sauce:.
- It’s 3 tbsp of Mayonnaise.
- Prepare 1 of Boiled egg.
- You need 1/4 of Onion.
- It’s 1 tbsp of Milk (can be substituted with yoghurt or soy milk).
- Prepare 1 of Parsley.
According to the creator, it was inspired by a dish called Nanbanzuké, which is made with fried fish and onions soaked in a sweet vinegar sauce. If you think that this sounds a lot like escabeche, you'd be right. Chicken Nanban was created in a small town in the Miyazaki Prefecture of Kyushu, Japan's southernmost island. Quick Overview of This Dish Chicken Nanban originated in the Miyazaki prefecture in Kyusu Island.
A Big Hit! Chicken Nanban That's Not Deep Fried step by step
- Slice open the thick part of the chicken to even out the thickness. You can then cut into bite-sized pieces, or keep them as is (I do the former)..
- Combine all the ingredients marked ☆. The classic version uses a strong sweet vinegar, but adjust it to suit your taste..
- To make the tartar sauce, mix the minced onion, mashed boiled egg, milk, and mayonnaise together..
- You can reduce the sharpness of the onion by soaking it in water. For those who dislike the sharp bite of onion, rinse several times and soak for longer. Tip: If you chose to use store-bought tartar sauce, refer to the tip below (under Helpful Hints)..
- I soak the onions in lightly-salted water together with cucumbers. Before mixing with the mayonnaise, be sure to squeeze out the excess water to prevent the sauce from becoming too thin..
- Dredge the chicken in flour first, then egg, then flour again. It's easy if you put the chicken and flour in a bag and shake it . Once the pieces are evenly coated, throw in the egg..
- When the egg is in the bag, break and mash it with your hands, rub it into the chicken, then coat the chicken in flour on a tray . A thin coat of flour is best..
- Heat a small amount of oil on low-medium heat, and fry the chicken until golden brown. For those who kept the skin on, fry with the skin side down first..
- Since the fat of the skin will ooze out, be sure not to use too much oil to start. Reduce to low heat after flipping the pieces over, cover with a lid, then steam slowly..
- Once they are cooked through, remove excess oil with a paper towels, add the combined ☆-marked ingredients from Step 2, and cook on medium to high heat. Be careful not to cook for too long..
- Slice into bite-sized pieces, arrange onto serving plates, pour the sauce on top, then top with a generous amount of tartar sauce..
- For a healthier version, try substituting yoghurt for milk to make the tartar sauce. It'll give it a tasty and refreshing tartness. Try it and see!.
- In this version, I added cucumbers to the tartar sauce. Serve it with a side of vegetables and make it a healthy meal. * *.
- In this version, I used shiba-zuke (Kyoto-style pickles) and yoghurt in the tartar sauce. ♪ It gave it a refreshing taste. I recommend a thin sauce, as shown in the photo above. ❤.
Succulent and juicy Karaage chicken soaked in sweet and sour Nanban sauce topped with delicious tartar sauce! No wonder this is the most popular fried chicken dish in Japan. Chicken nanban is an example of "yoshoku", Western style food that has been adapted to suit Japanese tastes. This succulent chicken dish originated in Miyazaki Prefecture in the far South of Japan. Topped off with rich tartar sauce, this dish is particularly nice with a side of chips or new potatoes.