Why Japanese Fried Chicken is so crispy

The reason why Karaage or Japanese fried chicken known is so crispy is one the use of potato or cornstarch in place of flour as the breading, and two it is typically double or even tripled fried.

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0:00 Crisp Intro
0:37 Karaage – Step by step
2:47 What does starch do?
4:07 Why is this chicken fried twice?
5:34 Taste test

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