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Nori Wrapped Chicken

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Nori Wrapped Chicken – A classic Hawaii dish that I don’t think that I’ve seen anywhere else!


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Nori Wrapped Chicken

This Nori Wrapped Chicken recipe is a classic Hawaii dish that I don't think that I've seen anywhere else!
Posted By: Deirdre K Todd
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Ready In: Marinate 2 Hours or Overnight 0 minutes
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Hawaiian, Japanese, Local
Servings 6 Servings.


  • 2 1/2 lbs. boneless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • nori-cut into strips
  • oil for frying
  • 3/4 c. mochiko (sweet glutinous rice flour)
  • 1/4 c. cornstarch
  • 1/4 c. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 c. green onions, finely chopped
  • 2 large eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1/3 c. Aloha shoyu
  • 1 tsp. ko choo jung sauce

Dipping Sauce:

  • 1/4 c. Aloha shoyu
  • 2 TB water
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 TB green onion, finely minced
  • pinch ginger, finely minced


  • In a mixing bowl, combine mochiko, cornstarch, sugar and salt, mixing well.
  • Stir in garlic, green onions, eggs, soy sauce and ko choo jung sauce. 
  • Marinate chicken pieces 2 hours or overnight in mixture.
  • Wrap 1 nori strip around each chicken piece.
  • Heat oil in wok or deep fat fryer and fry, until golden brown.
  • Drain on paper towels. 

Dipping Sauce:

  • In a mixing bowl; combine all ingredients well. 
  • Serves 6.

How To Serve:

  • Serve with dipping sauce.
Keyword Nori, Chicken, Hawaii, Japanese
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