Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

I found this recipe on the net courtesy of L&L Hawaiian Barbecue restaurant. For those of you who eat at this restaurant, you know how good their food is! Serve this with a scoop of macaroni salad and a scoop of rice to give it that island flair!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Open the chicken thighs and flatten with a rolling pin.
  2. Combine eggs, cornstarch, salt, white pepper, garlic powder, and water to make a batter.
  3. Coat chicken in the egg batter, then the roll in panko crumbs.
  4. Fry in oil (maximum 325 degrees) until brown and crispy.
  5. To make sauce:
  6. Combine all ingredients and bring to a boil.
  7. Add cornstarch dissolved in water to thicken. Chill and serve.
  8. Cut chicken into strips and serve with sauce.


Most Helpful

I made this recipe in Wisconsin on a day that the temperature outside was in the single digits, and it brought back memories of eating 'plate lunch' on Oahu when I was in the Navy. I loved this recipe, and it tasted just like I remember. I didn't have any chicken breasts, but I used pork instead, and it was delicious.

Mark Carlson January 24, 2011

Very, very good! Saved us a bit of money, too, as my son is quite fond of L&L's chicken katsu. I made it exactly as described and put it in a styrofoam takeout box before nonchalantly tossing it on the table. He was definitely fooled and only looked suspicious when he realized I hadn't left the house! Thank you for this wonderful recipe! It is definitely staying in my permanent file.

Morgorond June 28, 2007

Very simple recipe, easy to follow. Only trouble I had was the process of making the sauce. Other than that everything was perfect! I also went and used macaroni salad as a side!

Vincent S. June 05, 2016

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