Cantonese Crispy Fried Chicken

Chinese New Year
Poultry

Easy Level:

Cook Time:

Servings:

3-4 pax

You can’t go wrong with this Cantonese Crispy Fried Chicken recipe! In just 15 MINUTES, you get a crispy plate of goodness. Quick and easy, am I right?

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings
US / Metric
0.00
whole Chicken
0.00
whole Chicken
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
McCormick Black Pepper
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
McCormick Black Pepper
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
McCormick Sea Salt
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
McCormick Sea Salt
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
5 Spice Powder
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
5 Spice Powder
0.00
litre
litre
Water
0.00
litre
litre
Water
0.00
cup
cup
Vinegar
0.00
cup
cup
Vinegar
0.00
cup
cup
Red Vinegar
0.00
cup
cup
Red Vinegar
0.00
tsp
tsp
Baking soda
0.00
tsp
tsp
Baking soda
0.00
tsp
tsp
Maltose
0.00
tsp
tsp
Maltose

Salt mixture

0.00
tbsp
tbsp
McCormick Sea Salt
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
McCormick Sea Salt
McCormick Black Pepper
0.00
McCormick Black Pepper
5 Spice Powder
5 Spice Powder
Lemon
Lemon
Coriander
Coriander

Steps

1

In a bowl, add McCormick Iodized Sea Salt/McCormick Sea Salt, McCormick Black Pepper, 5 Spice powder and mix well
In a bowl, add McCormick Iodized Sea Salt/McCormick Sea Salt, McCormick Black Pepper, 5 Spice powder and mix well
Mark as completed

2

Rub the inside of the chicken with the salt mixture
Rub the inside of the chicken with the salt mixture
Mark as completed

3

In a pot, add water and bring to a boil. Add vinegar, red vinegar, baking soda, maltose and mix well
In a pot, add water and bring to a boil. Add vinegar, red vinegar, baking soda, maltose and mix well
Mark as completed

4

Hang chicken over the pot, ladle the vinegar maltose mixture over chicken to tighten the skin, repeat for about 2–3 minutes
Hang chicken over the pot, ladle the vinegar maltose mixture over chicken to tighten the skin, repeat for about 2–3 minutes
Mark as completed

5

Hang chicken to air dry for at least 4 hours
Hang chicken to air dry for at least 4 hours
Mark as completed

6

Deep fry chicken in a pot of oil for about 20-25 minutes depending on the size of the chicken until the skin is nice and crispy
Deep fry chicken in a pot of oil for about 20-25 minutes depending on the size of the chicken until the skin is nice and crispy
Mark as completed

7

Leave chicken to rest for about 15 minutes.
Leave chicken to rest for about 15 minutes.
Mark as completed

8

Chop chicken and serve with lemon, coriander and salt mixture.
Chop chicken and serve with lemon, coriander and salt mixture.
Mark as completed

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