Mochiko Chicken – a local favorite in Hawaii, many people describe it as Hawaiian popcorn chicken, it’s more like a variation of karaage (Japanese fried chicken). It’s crispy, sweet, savory & garlicky – you can usually find it served as a plate lunch with rice and mac salad.
There are few different ways you can make mochiko chicken
You can cut up a sheet of nori into strips and wrap the marinated chicken pieces before frying. The nori adds a wonderful flavor
You can also make extra crispy mochiko chicken, by coating the marinated chicken in potato or corn starch before frying