Hawaiian Recipes: Mochiko Chicken

This mochiko chicken recipe is crunchy, sweet, salty and so tasty! This Hawaiian chicken dish is so delicious you’ll wonder why you never made it before, that’s how good it is!

Provided by: Marcie Cheung

Categories: Hawaii Recipes

Time: 132 min

Yield: 5 servings

Number Of Ingredients: 11



Prep Time

53 mins

Cook Time

2:22 hours

Total Time

2:00 hours

5 Pounds chicken pieces
1 Cup rice flour
1 Cup soy sauce
1 Cup green onion, chopped
5 Tbsp cornstarch
1 ½ Tbsp salt
8 Tbsp white sugar
1 Tbsp cayenne pepper
6 cloves garlic, minced
5 eggs
Oil, for frying
In a large bowl whisk together the white rice flour, soy sauce, green onion, cornstarch, salt, sugar, garlic, cayenne pepper and eggs. Incorporate the chicken and toss to combine.
Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and take to the refrigerator for 2 hours to overnight. The longer the better.
Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add a few chicken pieces and cook for 3 minutes per side or until golden brown all over and cooked thoroughly.