Miso fried chicken recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Prep: 5 min
Cooking: 20 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 459 kCal 23%
Fat 21g 30%
  -  Saturates 4g 20%
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  • Miso fried chicken is juicy on the inside and flavoured with delicious miso paste, which gives it a sweet and savoury edge. Miso paste is really easy to find and most large supermarkets will stock it. Everyone loves crispy fried chicken, but the miso adds a new flavour to it that makes it new and exciting; it’s going to be your new go-to fried chicken recipe and everyone will be asking for the recipe! By frying the chicken to start with and then finishing it in a hot oven, you’ll get perfectly tender meat with crispy skin.


    • 75g plain flour
    • ½tsp baking powder
    • 1½tsp white pepper
    • 2tsp paprika
    • 125g white miso paste
    • 25g runny honey
    • 25ml rice wine vinegar
    • 2 crushed garlic cloves
    • 900g chicken pieces
    • vegetable oil for frying


    • In a bowl, mix the plain flour with the baking powder, the white pepper and 2tsp paprika.

    • In another bowl, mix the white miso paste with the runny honey, the rice wine vinegar and 2 crushed garlic cloves.

    • Toss the chicken pieces in the flour, then in the paste and again in the flour.

    • Pour vegetable oil into a pan to a depth of 8cm and heat to 180C. Fry the chicken for 2-3 mins on each side to crisp up, then finish in an oven heated to 170C fan, gas 5 until cooked through.

    Top tip for making Miso fried chicken

    This recipe tastes just as nice with a bit of a kick to it. If you want a hotter version, add chilli flakes to your batter, but be careful, especially if kids are going to be eating it.

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