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Mochiko Sesame Chicken

Mochiko chicken is a staple in the islands, usually found at every picnic table, at every plate lunch stop and at every lunchwagon. The addition of the toasty sesame seeds adds a wonderful flavor !
Prep Time20 mins
Active Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Hawaiian, Local
Keyword: Mochiko, Chicken, Mochiko Chicken, Chicken Recipe, Hawaii
Yield: 8 Servings.
Author: Deirdre K Todd



  • In a large skillet over medium heat; warm oil.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, cornstarch, mochiko, sugar, and salt. 
  • Mix in soy sauce, oyster sauce, ginger, garlic, eggs, and green onions.
  • Dip chicken into batter and sprinkle generously with sesame seeds.
  • Fry in oil until done, about 10-12 minutes.
  • Drain.
  • Serves 8.