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Murone's Karaage Chicken - rated the best in Japan!

Updated: Jul 19, 2021


How does a bite of juicy, tender chicken fried in a flavorsome yet delicate batter sound? In 2018, Murone Karaage Chicken won the title of being the best karaage chicken in all Japan. This crowd-pleasing chicken recipe is so popular, that there are now a few shops in the busiest parts of Tokyo dedicated to it.

Locally grown chicken is paired with a classic recipe that has been around for 50 years. The seasoning is mild; a blend of soy sauce, onion and ginger. They've skipped on the garlic to make it a lighter taste.

If you are on a road-trip (there's probably no feasible way to get this chicken without a car) in Ichinoseki, why not pop by one of these locations for the perfect snack.

●Murone Roadside Station (the name of the shop is からあげ屋 karaageya)

●からあげ屋 karaageya Kawasaki Branch (

Both roadside stations can be accessed when driving from Ichinoseki to the coastal town, Kesennuma.


If you want to try in Tokyo:

Oshu Iwai Akihabara Branch (奥州いわい秋葉原本店) 〒111-0053 東京都台東区浅草橋4-16-5

Oshu Iwai Shibuya Scramble Square Branch (奥州いわい渋谷スクランブルスクエア店)

〒150-6190 東京都渋谷区渋谷2-24-12 渋谷スクランブルスクエア地下2階


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