Mochiko Chicken

Mochiko Chicken

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"A chicken dish that has been marinated for 24 hours, then deep fried. Add any spices you like!"
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servings 709 cals
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Original recipe yields 7 servings



  • Calories:
  • 709 kcal
  • 35%
  • Fat:
  • 20.6 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 43g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 83.5 g
  • 167%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 321 mg
  • 107%
  • Sodium:
  • 3821 mg
  • 153%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a large bowl combine the flour, cornstarch, soy sauce, salt, sugar, green onions, garlic, cayenne pepper and eggs. Mix well. Add the chicken and marinate for 24 hours, refrigerated.
  2. Remove from refrigerator, deep fry and serve.


  • Note
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.


  1. 24 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

I found your recipe a long time ago, and have used it so many times since! We absolutely love it! Big hit at parties, it's always the first appetizer to go! =)

Most helpful critical review

Our family thought this was ok, but we weren't all that impressed. Too salty, for sure.

I found your recipe a long time ago, and have used it so many times since! We absolutely love it! Big hit at parties, it's always the first appetizer to go! =)

Absolutely wonderful! I have made this dish, and even got rave reviews from some of my Guamanian friends. A must try...a little time consuming, but well worth it!

The flavor was a little strong for me. I think next time I won't marinade overnight. But I'd definitely make it again.

I helped my sister make this chicken recipe for a New Year's Eve party snack. It was delicious! A lot of fun to make! I tried a variation with honey to make it sweeter, turned out great! Lov...

It was ok but I've had better. I think I will keep looking for the perfect recipe.

This is exactly what I was looking for. Moist and tender, flavorful and perfectly browned. I took the extra time to make sure the tendons and connecting tissues were removed. It was worth the ti...

I lost my recipe for this and couldn't believe I found yours on here.I heard to try it with coconut,sounds delicious!Love you!!!

i used thighs instead of breast. i just like 'em better. very good!

I've tried other Mochiko Chicken recipes and think that this one is the best. This recipe makes a huge batch so I halfed it and was still able to feed 4 people for dinner. This is a good item ...

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