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FamilyMart releases their popular Famichiki fried chicken as home set with their own store oil

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By grape Japan

This year marks the 15th anniversary of Japanese convenience store FamilyMart’s popular fried chicken Famichiki, a chunk of fried chicken that’s been such a hit with fans it's been turned into potato chips and the store sells buns to turn it into a fried chicken sandwich.

To celebrate this milestone, FamilyMart is releasing a new home kit item, “Famichiki at-home set” available on Rakuten Market.

The home kit consists of a set of frozen Famichiki and Famichiki deep-fry oil.

For fans of Famichiki, it’s mouthwatering to think that you can now enjoy the freshly cooked Famichiki at the comfort of your home.

Famichiki deep-fry oil is, in fact, specially made for FamilyMart staff to use when making Famichiki, a result of collaborative research with J-Oil Mills for better and improved oil to cook Famichiki.

For the first time, FamilyMart will be making their own high quality canola and corn based hybrid cooking oil, specialized Famichiki itself, available for public sale.

This is not only perfect for trying out your own Famichiki, but can also be used for your own deep-fry recipes at home.

The kit, available at Rakuten Market, includes 10 frozen boneless Famichiki and two bottles of 600g Famichiki deep fry oil.

It also comes with an originally designed leisure sheet, and is priced at 2,837 yen. It is only available as a set to purchase.

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Any Japandse fried chicken is better than KFC and another KFC - Korean fried Chicken.

-8 ( +1 / -9 )

Yes! This Family Mart Chicken is just as good as KFC and other brands as well. However, I had to stop eating it because it's so good I gain a lot of weight.

-2 ( +4 / -6 )

Subtract the oil and its about 240 yen each, about double the price of frozen fried chicken (or frozen karaage) in the supermarket. The one made by Nissui is almost identical to conbeni fried chicken.

Fami Chiki cooked at home will be worse than the store, because it will be cooked in a small amount of oil whose temperature will fluctuate like mad when frozen chicken is introduced. The chicken will also contact the bottom of the pan, which is much hotter than the oil, resulting in uneven cooking and making high spots in the chicken likely to burn. Good deep frying is done in a basket in oil that is deep (d'oh!).

4 ( +6 / -2 )

I was violently sick after eating family mart chicken once. Never again.

7 ( +7 / -0 )

Any Japandse fried chicken is better than KFC and another KFC - Korean fried Chicken.

Just enjoy it then. No need for the inevitable we are the best comparisons.

5 ( +7 / -2 )

If you want to buy lukewarm junk that's been sitting around for lord-knows-how-long then fill your boots. Why bother when there are so many stores around selling cheaper, freshly fried stuff though?

5 ( +5 / -0 )

Hello pimples! I need to watch the cholesterol and just grill fresh chicken wings in my home oven.

1 ( +2 / -1 )

Cooked from frozen!

Yes, designed to challenge ones stomach acids…

2 ( +3 / -1 )

Yes I will have a side of bottled fat for the fat fried chicken fried in fat that I shall eat. And may I have a cardiologist on stand by please.

3 ( +3 / -0 )

This looks good and tasty no matter what. Food should be fun to eat, you only live one life.

0 ( +2 / -2 )

Shop early for Christmas ED.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

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