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Chicken nuggets are gold when made Japanese style

By Betty Shimabukuro

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 15, 2014

~~<p>Karaage chicken is the Japanese version of chicken nuggets. Like nuggets, karaage comes in many versions, but the general theme is bite-size bits of boneless chicken marinated in a soy-sauce base, then lightly breaded and fried.</p>
<p>&quot;Kara&quot; is Japanese for &quot;empty&quot;; &quot;age&quot; for &quot;fried&quot; -- the combined meaning referring to the lack of a heavy batter on the chicken.</p>
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Karaage chicken is the Japanese version of chicken nuggets. Like nuggets, karaage comes in many versions, but the general theme is bite-size bits of boneless chicken marinated in a soy-sauce base, then lightly breaded and fried.

"Kara" is Japanese for "empty"; "age" for "fried" -- the combined meaning referring to the lack of a heavy batter on the chicken. Login for more...



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