Tatsuta-age is a way of cooking. After ingredients are marinated in seasonings, they are coated with katakuri-ko starch and deep-fried.
Yield: 4 servings
Chicken, beef, pork or fish
•1 1/4 lb boneless chicken thighs, cut into about 1 inch pieces
•3 Tbsp soy sauce
•2 Tbsps sake
•1 Tbsp mirin
•2 tsp fresh ginger juice
•katakuriko or corn starch for coating
•vegetable oil for deep-frying
1.Mix say sauce, sake, mirin, and ginger juice in a large bowl.
2.Marinate chicken in the sauce for 30-60 minutes.
3.Take out chicken from the sauce and dry lightly with paper towels.
4.Preheat oil in about 330 degrees F in a deep pan.
5.Lightly coat chicken with katakuriko and deep-fry them until done.
6.Remove the chicken and drain on paper towels.