Karaage (Japanese Fried Chicken) with Honey Mayoster Sauce

Karaage (Japanese Fried Chicken) with Honey Mayoster Sauce

Are you ready for another delicious recipe by Cooker Buzz, today we will be showing you how to make Karaage (Japanese Fried Chicken) with Honey Mayoster Sauce.

Very easy to make and my guests enjoy it a lot! It can be served as an appetizer, or over a bed of rice as a quick weekday dinner! I usually marinate the night before to give it more flavor, but if it’s a last-minute meal you are preparing, no worries, because there’s still dipping sauce! Serve hot with shredded lettuce and a lemon wedge.

Recipe Summary

  • prep: 15 mins
  • cook: 5 mins
  • additional: 8 hrs
  • total: 8 hrs 20 mins
  • Servings: 4
  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 1 ½ tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • ½ cup Japanese mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons mirin (Japanese sweet wine)
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce

Baking Instructions

  1. Mix 1 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 tablespoon honey, garlic, and ginger together in a bowl. Add chicken; turn to coat. Marinate in the refrigerator, 8 hours to overnight.
  2. Whisk egg in a bowl until smooth.
  3. Pour panko bread crumbs into a shallow bowl. Dip chicken pieces in whisked egg and roll in panko until coated.
  4. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Cook chicken in batches in the hot oil until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Transfer to paper towels to drain excess oil.
  5. Mix Japanese mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons honey, Dijon mustard, mirin, and 1 tablespoon soy sauce together to make sauce. Pour sauce over chicken.

Nutritional Information

  • 681: calories
  • protein: 21.8g
  • carbohydrates: 46.1g
  • fat: 47.5g
  • cholesterol: 127.6mg
  • sodium: 1045.1mg.

This recipe is sure to get the approval of your guests. Make sure to share this Karaage (Japanese Fried Chicken) with Honey Mayoster Sauce recipe with your friends and family, that way they can enjoy it too!

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