Filipino Fried Chicken

Filipino Fried Chicken I used to buy Filipino fried chicken back home in Hawaii from manapua trucks.


Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 15 mins

    TOTAL : 8 hrs

    SERVING : 10

    YIELD : 5 pounds

  • Combine cornstarch, sugar, flour, salt, and monosodium glutamate in a large bowl. Add eggs, green onions, soy sauce, and garlic. Pat chicken dry and add to the sauce. Cover and refrigerate until marinated, 8 hours to overnight.

  • Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Fry chicken in the hot oil until golden brown, 15 to 25 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted near the bone should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

Per Serving: 364 calories; protein 15.3g; carbohydrates 35.1g; fat 17.8g; cholesterol 119.2mg; sodium 2018.7mg. Use any chicken parts you prefer.