Filipino Style Fried Chicken
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Serves: 3

  • 2 pounds chicken legs or thighs
  • ½ cup soya sauce
  • ¼ cup calamansi or golden lime juice
  • 3 to 4 cloves garlic, peeled, minced and sliced to small pieces
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ¼ cup corn starch
  • ½ cup cooking oil
  1. Rub the calamansi juice and the garlic all over the chicken pieces. Make sure that all the areas are covered.
  2. Pour the soya sauce, add salt and ground black pepper.
  3. Place the chicken marinade in the refrigerator for at least an hour for the flavor to seep in.
  4. Drain chicken from marinade
  5. In a dish, combine the flour and the corn starch
  6. In a shallow dish, combine corn starch and flour. Spread the chicken pieces in flour mixture and make sure to coat fully.
  7. In a wide, thick-bottomed pan over medium heat, heat about 2 inches of oil and cook the chicken turning on sides, until golden brown and crisp
  8. Remove from pan and placed in a plate covered with tissue paper to let the excess oil drain.
  9. Serve while hot and crispy. This will go really nice with tomato or banana ketchup!
Recipe by Doctor Mom's Recipes at