This is not a traditional dish, but it’s one of the comfort foods many Japanese families serve. When this dish came out about 20 years ago, Grace Masuda began making it for her family’s New Year, and it’s become a regular dish.
Sweet Rice Flour Chicken (Mochiko Chicken)
Combine the soy sauce, mirin, sugar, garlic and ginger root. Add the chicken, cover and marinate in the refrigerator 4 to 6 hours.
About 30 minutes before serving, combine the eggs and milk. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Dip the chicken in the egg mixture, then in the sweet rice flour to coat. Fry the chicken until browned, 20 minutes.Cool slightly and cut diagonally into 1/4 inch-thick slices.