KARAAGE, pronounced "Ka-raa-geh" is traditional Japanese fried chicken, dating as far back as the 1920'S.
Now you can try its true taste in the UK's first Karaage restaurants located in Moseley Village and Resorts World Birmingham.
Fried chicken history is deeply rooted to Japanese culture and heritage.
As honourable fried chicken enthusiast you must learn that it was Japan who invented this wildly-popular concept, not the likes of the USA and other well-known fast-food chains.
Time for some clarity, as the samurai code of conduct commands. I, Bushi Bird, will now talk you through the rich history of Karaage.
Karaage makes its first appearance by the Toyoken restaurant in Beppu, Japan.
Post WWII food crisis. Government announces more poultry farms and chicken dishes increase; Karaage being one of them.
The age of broilers, ideal for making Karaage. Imported from the West and giving the Japanese economy a boost.
The famous launch of Nisshin’s Karaage Flour. By now, the concept of fried Chicken has been widely adopted by the USA.
Leading Japanese favourite, Karaage-Kun (bite-sized Karaage) is launched.
Over 1400 Karaage restaurants across Japan, increasingly popularised in the West.
ARE YOU READY FOR THE UK’S FIRST KARAAGE RESTAURANT?
Now you’ve learned the way of the warriors, (and the real history of fried chicken), it’s finally time to taste those deeply-rooted Japanese flavours, in all their crunchiest glory! Karaage is the first restaurant of its kind in the UK… So, bring your boldest appetites, you won’t be disappointed.
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In the 1920'S
Ka-raa-geh is a pretty accurate pronunciation
First, the fresh chicken is marinated in a traditional mix of ingredients. Then, it's coated in a unique breading with wheat and potato starch. And finally, deep-fried until crispy.
No! This is the UK's first Karaage restaurant.
No, we don't. Japanese food is much more than sushi. Time to explore!