Marinated Fried Chicken Breast

Chicken Nanbanzuke

  • By
    Maki Shibata
  • Time
    15 minutes
Marinated Fried Chicken Breast

Nanbanzuke is the process of marinating meat or fish with vinegar along with julienned vegetables. For this recipe, we're using chicken, and the result is moist and juicy, with just the right amount of zest to stimulate your appetite.

Nutrition per Serving
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  • Sodium
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  • Protein
  • Carbs
  • Fiber
  • Cholesterol


  • Chicken breast
    • A
    • tbsp Sake
    • 0.02  oz Salt
  • 3.53  oz Onion
  • 1.06  oz Carrot
  • 1.06  oz Green pepper
  • tbsp Olive oil
  • as needed Potato starch
    • B
    • 0.5  tbsp Sugar
    • tbsp Soy sauce
    • tbsp Vinegar
    • as needed Red pepper (rounds)


Step 1

Cut the chicken breast against the fiber. This will help make it soft and moist. Combine the A ingredients and marinate the chicken breast in it for about 10 minutes.

Step 2

Julienne the onion, carrot, and green pepper. Combine the B ingredients in a bowl and marinate the vegetables in it.

Step 3

Heat olive oil in a frying pan on medium. Dredge the chicken in potato starch and cook for about 2-3 minutes on each side.

Step 4

Add the chicken from step 3 to the bowl in step 2. Marinate for 10 minutes or longer.


  • Cut chicken breast against the fiber to make the meat soft and moist.
  • Season chicken breast with sake.
  • Coat chicken breast with potato starch before frying.
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