There's no breading needed for this naked air fried Japanese Chicken Karaage! It’s crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside and full of delicious flavor! Best of all it's keto, low carb and so easy to make!
Course Appetizer, Lunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Keyword air fryer Japanese chicken, Japanese chicken karaage, keto air fry chicken
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 10minutes
Marination Time 1hour
Total Time 1hour15minutes
3/4lbsBoneless Chicken Thighabout 3-4 small thighs
2tbspJapanese Sakecan substitute with Dry Sherry
2tspMonkfruit Erythritol Blend
4ClovesGarlicadd up to 6 garlic cloves if you like garlic
Gather all the ingredients.
Grate garlic and ginger with a grater and add into a small mixing bowl.
Combine Soy Sauce, Monkfruit Erythritol Blend, Japanese sake, Sesame Oil, optional Togarashi into the small mixing bowl, mix well and transfer marinade into a zip-lock bag.
Cut chicken into 1/2 x 1/2 inch small bite-size pieces, place them into the zip-lock bag and marinate for 1 hour minimum (up to 2 hours) in the refrigerator.
Once 1 hour has passed, remove chicken from marinade and transfer to an air fryer tray.
Air Fry at 360F for 10-12 minutes until chicken is golden brown. Transfer to a serving plate and serve with a wedge of lemon. Enjoy hot!