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Japanese Chicken Nanban with Homemade Tartar Sauce

Japanese Chicken Nanban is a classic dish that is both delicious and easy to make. It is a fried chicken dish that is served with a homemade tartar sauce. The tartar sauce is made with mayonnaise, pickles, and other seasonings. This dish is sure to be a hit with your family and friends.


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons pickles, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Vegetable oil, for frying


  1. In a shallow bowl, combine the flour, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt, and pepper. Mix until combined.
  2. In a separate shallow bowl, add the panko breadcrumbs.
  3. In a third shallow bowl, add the beaten eggs.
  4. Dip the chicken breasts in the flour mixture, then the egg mixture, and then the panko breadcrumbs. Make sure the chicken is evenly coated.
  5. In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Once the oil is hot, add the chicken breasts and cook for 4-5 minutes per side, or until golden brown and cooked through.
  6. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, pickles, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, and Worcestershire sauce. Mix until combined.
  7. Serve the chicken with the tartar sauce.

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 590
  • Fat: 33g
  • Carbohydrates: 33g
  • Protein: 33g

Additional Tips and Variations:

  • You can also use chicken thighs instead of chicken breasts.
  • You can also add other seasonings to the flour mixture, such as cayenne pepper or Italian seasoning.
  • You can also use other types of breadcrumbs, such as regular breadcrumbs or crushed crackers.
  • You can also add other ingredients to the tartar sauce, such as capers or chopped herbs.

This Japanese Chicken Nanban with Homemade Tartar Sauce is a delicious and easy dish that is sure to be a hit with your family and friends. The tartar sauce is the perfect accompaniment to the fried chicken and adds a delicious flavor to the dish. Give this dish a try and you won’t be disappointed!