Portly Cooks | Nashville Style Hot Chicken

Nashville hot chicken is a new one to me but oh my god its good! Serves 2 2 Chicken Thighs 2 Chicken Drumsticks 100g Flour plus extra for dusting Milk – enough to make a loose pancake like batter Hot Sauce Oil for frying plus a little more for the seasoning 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper…

Portly Cooks | Fried Chicken 唐揚げ … again

Who doesn’t love fried chicken? This is my go at Japanese fried chicken 唐揚げ • 2 Boneless Skin on Chicken Thighs• 50ml Light Soy Sauce• 20ml Sake• 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder• 1/2 Ginger Powder• 150g Potato Starch or Plain Flour for dusting• Oil for deep fryingMix together soy, garlic, sake and ginger then slice chicken…

Portly Cooks | Karaage Don

This rice bowl is perfect for using up leftovers or like this one making it from scratch. 1/3 Cup of Sushi Rice 2 tbsp Mirin Karaage (Japanese Style Fried Chicken) 1 Carrot 1 tbsp Edamame Beans This dish is more about construction.  Wash the rice thoroughly and then cook in double the amount of water…

Portly Cooks | Karaage

Sometimes it’s the simple things in life that make all the difference. I recently went to Japan and had one of the best trips of my entire life. This little dish I tried in an Izakaya sitting on an upturned beer crate with a beer at a table with similar construction, it was awesome.  It…

Portly Eats | Honey Fried Chicken | Electric Cinema, London, UK

I ventured down to London a few days ago and went to the Museum of Brands, it’s well worth a look around if you’re down that way. After snooping around the museum and getting all nostalgic, we headed to Notting Hill and the Electric Cinema Diner for some well-deserved lunch. As we walked in the…

Portly Cooks | Fried Chicken Sandwich with Savoy ‘slaw

Fried Chicken, everybody loves it and this one should fix your fried chicken craving. 1 Skin on Chicken Thigh 200g Plain Flour 2 tsp All Purpose Seasoning ½ Chicken Oxo Cube 1 Deli Roll 1 Leaf Savoy Cabbage ¼ Red Onion 2 tbsp Mayonnaise Oil for Frying 100ml Buttermilk First off, marinade the chicken in…

Portly Cooks | Cajun Fried Chicken

I’ve covered Fried Chicken on here before but this is a new one, for me at least. A little while back I was given a packet of Louisiana Cajun Fish Fry, I have to say I haven’t actually tried it with fish but it makes some cracking fried chicken and can be picked up online…

Portly Eats | Edmundo Lounge | Bury St Edmunds, UK

A couple of weeks back I went to see the new Star Wars movie (I loved it). Before that though, I was in need of something slightly more interesting than ramming a bucket of popcorn in my face in the dark. Meeting my friend MJ, we headed to Edmundo Lounge, just off the market square…

Portly Cooks | Fried Chicken

Fried Chicken is a favourite all over the world. It’s a little bit of work but it is SO worth it! Make it for a weekend, it’s cheaper, tasty and if you have one kicking around the house, you can of course stick it in a bucket. Whole Chicken 300g Plain Flour 500ml Oil 1…

Portly Eats | Buffalo Wild Wings | Medford, OR

Since the first time I ever visited the US I have been addicted to Buffalo Sauce. I have clinked my way through customs many times, my luggage laden with bottles of Franks Red Hot. A trip for lunch to Buffalo Wild Wings after a long Journey from Portland to Medford in Southern Oregon was more…