Outdoorsy Summer Dishes with Karaage Chicken

“Karaage” is Japanese style, bite-sized fried chicken boasting umami-rich seasoning and crunchy texture. Day Lee Pride’s pre-cooked, frozen karaage chicken is easy to prepare and can be transformed into a variety of dishes like these outdoorsy ones.

Karaage Chicken Rice Burger with Homemade Tartar Sauce

Ingredients (Serves 2)
□ 8-10 pieces Day Lee Pride Karaage Chicken
□ 2 slices beefsteak tomato
□ 2-4 leaves Boston lettuce
□ 4 Rice Versa Brown Rice Patties

Tartar sauce:
□ 1 boiled egg, finely chopped
□ 2 tbsp finely chopped onion
□ 1/2 cup mayonnaise
□ 2 tbsp finely chopped parsley
□ 2 tbsp dill relish (or finely chopped pickles)
□ 1 tsp sugar

Directions
1. Cook Day Lee Pride Karaage Chicken according to the instructions on the box.
2. Cook Rice Versa Brown Rice Patties in heated skillet and cook 5-7 minutes on each side.
3. Make tartar sauce. In a bowl, mix finely chopped egg, onion, parsley, dill relish, mayonnaise and sugar. Mix well.


4. On a serving plate, place one rice patty and top it with Boston lettuce, 4-5 pieces karaage chicken and pour on a generous amount of tartar sauce. Top with another rice patty and serve.

TIP:  Tartar sauce and chicken karaage are a very popular combination in Japan. For a healthier version, you can substitute tartar sauce with fresh salsa of your choice.


Karaage Chicken Kebab with Yogurt and Mint Sauce

Ingredients (Serves 2)
□ 8-10 pieces Day Lee Pride Karaage
□ 8-10 mini tomatoes
□ 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
□ 1/2 mini cucumber, julienned
□ 2 tbsp finely chopped red onion
□ 1/2 lemon
□ 1/3 cup julienned mint
□ Salt and pepper to taste
□ Some mixed greens

Directions
1. Cook Day Lee Pride Karaage Chicken according to the instructions on the box.
2. Thread karaage chicken and tomato alternately onto skewers.


3. Make sauce. In a small bowl, put Greek yogurt, julienned mini cucumber and mint, juice of 1/2 lemon and some salt and pepper to taste. Mix well.


4. On a serving plate, place some mixed greens and top them with karaage chicken and tomato kebab. Serve them with yogurt and mint sauce.

TIP:  Super easy summer snack/light lunch that takes only a few minutes to prepare. Add more vegetables such as red, yellow and green peppers, broccoli, beets, etc. for a more festive and healthy version. You can use dill instead of mint if you’d like.


Day-Lee Pride
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