CRISPY HAWAIIAN GARLIC CHICKEN

Crispy Hawaiian Garlic Chicken made with a soy garlic sauce and fried jalapeño rings. This is a spicy version of your favorite island takeout!

Crispy Hawaiian Garlic Chicken made with a soy garlic sauce and fried jalapeño rings. This is a spicy version of your favorite island takeout!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/2 pound chicken thighs boneless and skinless
  • 1 jalapeno sliced (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • oil for frying
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons garlic minced

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Cut the chicken into 1 inch pieces and season with salt and pepper.
  • Slice the jalapeno into 1/4 thick slices [if using].
  • Heat oil on high heat, to 350 degrees.
  • In a bowl, mix the salt, flour and cornstarch and coat the chicken in the mixture.
  • Add about 1/4 of the chicken to the oil at a time, frying in batches.
  • Once the chicken is fried add the jalapeños to the oil and fry for 30 seconds.
  • While the chicken is frying add the rest of the ingredients to a saucepan and bring it to a boil, whisking well.
  • When the mixture reaches a boil, turn off the heat.
  • Once all the chicken is fried, toss it with the sauce mixture.