Belacan Fried Chicken

Happy Hari Raya Aidilfitri to our Muslim friends!
We have a treat for you should you be a fan of Belacan and it’s a really easy recipe. By marinating the chicken with belacan, it infuses so much flavor to the chicken that makes it so sedap and shiok when eaten. We also used a double fry technique to ensure more crispiness in the chicken.
For homes with air fryers, you can do this too, so give it a go and try it out for your party guests today!

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Ingredients

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8pairs chicken wings and drumlets
50g belacan (shrimp paste)
½tsp white pepper powder
1tsp coriander powder
1tsp sugar
½tsp salt
4tbsp oil
Oil for deep frying

Directions

1.

Add 50g belacan, ½ tsp white pepper powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, 1 tsp sugar, ½ tsp salt and 4 tbsp oil to a pestle and mortar.
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2.

Mix and grind the ingredients into a paste
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3.

In a large mixing bowl add 8 pairs chicken wings and drumlets and the belacan paste
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4.

Mix well and rub the paste into the chicken.
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5.

Let it marinate for 1-2 hours.
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6.

Deep fry the chicken wings until light brown, remove and drain
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7.

Let chicken wings rest for 1 minute.
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8.

Turn the heat for the oil up slightly and add the chicken wings to the oil again
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9.

Once they are golden brown, remove and drain
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