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Japanese Fried Chicken Bento

This crispy, juicy chicken is coated in a delicious soy-ginger sauce and served alongside fluffy rice and fresh vegetables, making it a filling and healthy lunch option. Plus, the adorable bento box presentation makes it perfect for a packed lunch or picnic.

Tasty Team
99% would make again
Japanese Fried Chicken Bento


for 1 serving

  • ½ lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs (250 g)
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ½ garlic, grated
  • ½ ginger, grated
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sake
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 4 tablespoons potato starch

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 734
  • Fat 18g
  • Carbs 76g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Sugar 5g
  • Protein 62g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Cut chicken thigh to bite-size pieces and put in a plastic bag. Combine curry powder, sugar, grated garlic, grated ginger, soy sauce, and sake, and rub well. Marinate for 1 hour in the fridge.
  2. In a bowl, combine flour and potato starch, and mix well. Dredge marinated chicken in mixture, shaking off excess.
  3. Fry chicken until golden brown, then drain on a paper towel. Place into the bento box.
  4. Enjoy!
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Japanese Fried Chicken Bento