Salt koji Recipes

Salt Koji Chicken (2 servings)


  • 2 chicken breast (boneless, skinless)


  • 2 cloves of garlic (sliced)

  • 2-3 tbsp Hakouya salt koji

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice 


  • 1 tbsp butter

  • 4 tbsp white wine

  • 2-4 tbsp chopped fresh herbs (basil, rosemaries, thyme, etc)


  1. Mix all ingredients for the marinade in a ziplock and add chicken breast to marinate for 1-2 hour

  2. Scrub off the salt koji marinade using spoon or paper towel (otherwise it burns easily)

  3. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Once the skillet is hot, reduce the heat and place chicken breasts in the skillet and cook for 5 to 6 minutes on each side, until golden brown on both sides and cooked through, turning once between cooking, about 10-12 minutes 

  4. Remove chicken from pan and keep warm

  5. Scrape the burns from the skillet and add the marinade juice, wine and butter. Cook about 2 min and stir herbs and turn the heat off

  6. Place chicken on plates, drizzle sauce on top and serve with desired side dish

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