Ama-kara Chicken and Mooli



Prep Time: 20 mins

Cooking Time: 10 mins

Servings: 2 persons


  • 6 chicken wings
  • 4 thickly sliced (3 cm) mooli/ turnip
  • A tbspoon of corn starch
  • 2 tbspoons of white wine
  • 1.5 tbspoon of soya sauce
  • A tspoon of honey
  • A tspoon of vinegar
  • A tspoon of sesame oil
  • A pinch of sesame seeds
  • 100ml of water
  • 30 ml vegetable oil


  1. Mix sugar, sake, soya sauce, honey, vinegar and sesame oil in a small bowl.
  2. Toss chicken wings into corn starch in a bowl. Make sure chicken wings are covered with the flour.
  3. Pour vegetable oil into the frying pan and warm the frying pan up.
  4. Fry chicken wings and mooli/turnip until the surface becomes crispy.
  5. Remove the oil left in the pan, and pour the water and mixed seasoning.
  6. Turn off the cooker when all the moisture has gone and the outside of chicken wings and mooli become shiny and sticky.
  7. Drizzle a pinch of sesame seeds.

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