Chowking Chinese-Style Fried Chicken

Difficulty
Easy
Servings
6 servings
Marinate
24 Hrs
Active Time
30 Mins

Chowking's Chinese-style fried chicken’s skin is light and crisp, a shell encasing aggressively flavorful meat. We use classic Chinese ingredients for the chicken marinade: custard powder, five-spice, and oyster sauce.

Chicken Marinade

  • 1 kg chicken drumsticks
  • 1 tsp chicken powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp custard powder
  • ⅛ tsp or big pinch of five-spice powder
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce

Batter

  • ½ cup rice flour
  • ½ cup cornstarch
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1–1 ½ cups cold water
  • rice flour, for dredging
  • neutral oil, for frying

For Serving

  • plain or fried rice
  • fried shrimp chips (kropek)
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