It’s not an exaggeration to say that Pinoys love fast-food fried chicken. Just thinking about its crispy skin and juicy, flavorful meat is enough to make you salivate. But before you pick up your phone and order from your favorite resto, consider making this delicious, fan-favorite chicken dish at home. You’ll be happy to know that it’s not as difficult as you think!
What’s great about whipping up fast-food-style fried chicken in the comfort of your own kitchen is you get to enjoy it with your favorite dipping sauce — like Heinz Tomato Ketchup! It’s made from real, homegrown Heinz tomatoes and has no added colors, flavors, or artificial thickeners.
Excited to try making fast-food fried chicken? Watch this video and save the recipe below!
Homemade ‘Fast-Food’ Fried Chicken Ingredients:
1 kilo chicken (drumstick and thigh parts)
1 tablespoon fish sauce
2 tablespoons calamansi juice
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 large egg
1/2 cup cornstarch
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup rice flour
1 tablespoon chicken powder
2 cups vegetable oil (adjust according to the size of wok)
Heinz Tomato Ketchup
How to make Homemade ‘Fast-Food’ Fried Chicken:
1. In a glass bowl, combine chicken, fish sauce, calamansi juice, garlic powder, salt, ground black pepper, and egg. Refrigerate overnight.
2. For the chicken breading, combine cornstarch, all-purpose flour, rice flour, and chicken powder in a shallow bowl. Set aside.
3. Heat oil in a frying wok to 350 degrees F.
4. Coat and dredge chicken in the breading. Set aside for 3 to 5 minutes.
5. Deep fry in small batches — 2 to 3 pieces — for 8 to 12 minutes or until chicken is golden brown.
6. Remove from the wok and put fried chicken pieces on a cooling rack to drain excess oil.
7. Serve with Heinz Tomato Ketchup.