Annual survey reveals Gifu jumped 41 spots to become the prefecture with the most karaage eaters

Originally published on Sora News by Dale Roll

But what caused the huge rise in the dish’s popularity in the prefecture?

If you haven’t tried karaage, or Japanese-style fried chicken, then you haven’t really lived. Done properly, karaage is the epitome of deep-fried dishes–crispy on the outside, fluffy and juicy on the inside, with a spice combination that really brings out the flavor of the meat. It’s so good that it was ranked as the second-best accompaniment to rice by Japanese netizens.

▼ I mean just look at it…how could anyone not want to eat that?!

Such a staple is karaage in the Japanese diet

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