Hawaiian Mochiko Chicken

Mochiko Chicken

A popular Hawaiian fried chicken marinated in a mochiko mixture.
Course dinner
Cuisine Hawaiian
Keyword hawaiian chicken, hawaiian food, mochiko, Soy sauce chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 350 kcal


  • 5 Tablespoons mochiko
  • 5 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 4 Tablespoons sugar
  • 5 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons mirin optional
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 inches ginger grated
  • 2 Tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 scallions chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 lb chicken breast or thighs
  • oil for frying


  1. Cut chicken into bite sized pieces. In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients to make the marinade. Marinate chicken for one hour.
  2. Shake off excess marinade from each piece, and fry in hot oil (about one inch deep) until cooked through and golden brown on both sides.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from: Foodland

Calories are approximate, as the marinating time and frying time will affect the final calorie count.