Five-Spice Chicken Recipe

Fried chicken that's extra flavorful? Yes, please.

Why have your usual fried chicken dish when you can have an extra flavorful one? Five-spice powder makes this fried chicken dish taste better. 

Five-Spice Chicken Recipe

Mira Angeles
Fried chicken that's extra flavorful? Yes, please.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4


Five-Spice Chicken Ingredients

  • 4 pieces chicken legs
  • 3 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon five-spice powder
  • 2 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1/2 Cup water
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste


  • In a medium-sized bowl, mix garlic, five spice powder, soy sauce, salt, and pepper.
  • Add chicken in the five-spice mixture and marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat a wok with oil. Sear chicken. Add the remaining marinade and water. Cook for 20 minutes until sauce is reduced. (You can finish cooking the chicken in the oven or turbo broiler for 15 minutes until skin is crisp.)
Keyword five-spice powder, Asian recipe
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