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Coffe Break

Mochiko Chicken



Servings: 4


3 lbs      Chicken cleaned
2 Tbs    All Purpose flour
4 Tbs    Cornstarch
4 Tbs    Mochiko (sweet flour made from glutinous rice)
4 Tbs    Granulated Sugar
5 Tbs    Soy sauce
1 Tbs    Chinese Oyster sauce
2           Eggs



Chopped green onions
7 Tbs    Seasame seeds; to taste



  • Clean boned chicken and cut into bite-sized pieces.
  • Mix all ingredients and chicken in a large bowl, coating the chicken well with the mixture. 
  • Marinate for two or three hours.
  • Fry the coated chicken in a large skillet as you would with normal fried chicken until golden brown.
  • Drain oil off of fried chicken.
  • Serve hot.

(Honpa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Cookbook, 1973)