boneless chicken thighs ,4 pieces
2 tbsp cookin goil
2 tbsp Dark soy sauce
2 tbsp Mirin
2 tbsp Sake
Mayonnaise to taste
ground japanese pepper to taste
Trim and discard excess fat from chicken thighs. Make a few deep cuts in the thickest part of the flesh.
Heat oil in a frying pan over high heat. Place chicken in, skin side first. Cover and pan-fry for about 2 minutes.
Remove lid,turn chicken over and cover to pan fry other side over medium heat for 5 minutes, until brown and cooked.
Combine soy sauce, mirin and sake in a small bowl, then pour sauce over chicken in pan. Cook for about 1 minute until chicken is well coated, and sauce is reduced. Remove from heat.
Arrange chicken on a serving plate. Garnish with shredded scallion if desired.
Serve with mayonnaise on the side. Sprinkle chicken with ground pepper ,if desired