Garlic & Ginger Fried Chicken

Garlic & Ginger Fried Chicken


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Need to change up your fried chicken dinners? Garlic & Ginger Fried Chicken is a delicious twist on a run-of-the-mill staple.

  • 1 Cup Mirin (Sweet Japanese Rice Wine)
  • 1 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 1 Cup Unseasoned Rice Vinegar
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Peeled Ginger
  • 25 Smashed Peeled Garlic Cloves
  • 4 Pounds Chicken (Cut Into 10 Pieces)
  • 3 Cups Vegetable Oil
  • 2 Cups Unbleached Flour
  • 2 Teaspoons Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper
  1. In medium-size bowl combine mirin, soy sauce, rice vinegar, ginger, and garlic. Place chicken pieces into large-size ziplock bag. Pour soy sauce mixture into ziplock bag over chicken pieces. Turn to coat. Place in refrigerator 6 to 12 hours.
  2. Remove chicken from fridge. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Pour vegetable oil into large-size cast iron skillet. Turn heat to a medium-high until instant read thermometer reads 350 degrees.
  3. In shallow bowl combine flour, kosher salt, and pepper. Remove chicken from marinade and let excess drip off. Toss in flour mixture to coat.
  4. Working in two batches, remove chicken from flour, shaking off excess, and fry, turning occasionally, for 3 minutes until golden brown. Place chicken, skin side up, on wire rack set inside rimmed baking sheet. Place in oven and bake 10 to 15 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and transfer to serving platter.
  6. Serves 4
  7. Prep Time: 20 Minutes Cook Time: 18 Minutes Total Time: 38 Minutes
  8. "Work With What You Got!"
  9. © Victoria Hart Glavin Tiny New York Kitchen © 2016 All Rights Reserved


Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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