Onion Fried Chicken Recipe

This fried chicken is marinated in mix of garlic and onions.

Fried chicken can be super flavorful! This fried chicken recipe has an easy marinade made up of onions and garlic. It’s easy to put together and doesn’t take a lot of ingredients to make. 


Onion Fried Chicken Recipe

Roselle Miranda
This fried chicken is marinated in mix of garlic and onions.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Others
Servings 8


Onion Fried Chicken Ingredients

  • 1 clove Garlic peeled, very finely minced
  • 1 Small red onion peeled, very finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 kilo chicken pieces
  • 1 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper or to taste
  • Oil for deep-frying


  • In a large bowl, stir garlic, onion, oyster sauce, salt, pepper, cumin, and cornstarch until it forms a paste. Add chicken and toss to coat. Let marinate overnight.
  • Season flour with salt and pepper; mix. Drip drain a chicken piece and dredge in seasoned flour. Repeat with remaining chicken. Set aside.
  • In a pressure cooker over medium heat, heat about 2 l. oil for deep frying, enough to cover the chicken. Using tongs, place half of the chicken into cooker. Oil should sizzle. Lock lid, and pressure cook 10 min. Release pressure before opening lid. Transfer chicken to paper towels. Repeat with remaining chicken pieces. Serve with steamed rice or mashed potatoes. Recipe originally published in the May 2014 issue of Good Housekeeping Philippines.
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