Toriten (JDT Recommends)

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Tempura Style Fried Chicken

Tempura Style Fried Chicken

Toriten is a local dish of Oita and is simply a Japanese tempura style fried chicken. Bite sized chicken is marinated in a sauce mixture of soy sauce, sake, and garlic powder then covered in tempura powder and deep fried. Any part of the chicken can be used. Toriten is a very popular dish in Oita and available at many restaurants and markets. The people of Oita have a misconception that toriten is eaten nationwide. Outside of Oita though, toriten is not very common or known.

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