Filipino Fried Chicken Recipe

Fried Chicken seems to be a universal food. Each country has unique fried chicken recipes that can easily be attributed to them. Same thing goes to the Philippines; we have many Filipino Fried Chicken Recipe tailored to our preference. This recipe is one of them.

When we say Fried Chicken, the first thing that comes into mind are breaded deep fried chicken like the ones sold in KFC, Popeye’s, Jollibee, and the Chicken Mcdo. These kinds of fried chicken might represent the common definition of the term. However, there are several more varieties that go by the same name “Fried Chicken” — like this Filipino Fried Chicken Recipe for example.

Filipino Fried Chicken

I like this Filipino Fried Chicken Recipe because it is so easy to prepare. In fact, I usually prepare this when I can’t think of anything else to cook for lunch. What I usually do is pre-marinate the chicken a few days before and freeze them until needed. When it is time to cook, I thaw it by soaking the sealed bag in water or defrost it in the microwave oven, when I’m in a hurry.

Try this Filipino Fried Chicken Recipe and let me know what you think.

Filipino Fried Chicken Recipe
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 4
  • Serving size: 4
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  • 2 lbs chicken leg quarters
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup cooking oil
  1. Squeeze the lemon over the chicken. Make sure that every area is coated. Let it stay for 30 minutes.
  2. Combine salt, pepper, and garlic and then rub all over the chicken leg quarters. Place inside the fridge for an hour to absorb the seasonings.
  3. Heat the oil in a frying pan.
  4. When the oil becomes hot, pan fry each side in medium heat for about 15 minutes. The skin should be a bit crisp.
  5. Arrange in a plate lined with paper towel to absorb excess oil.
  6. Serve with banana ketchup. Share and enjoy!


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  1. sameera dulay says:

    Hi thank u very much for sharing & sending me your different menu, i really like & appreciate it & more to come. More power to u & God Bless.

  2. nhel vivas says:

    please share with me your pinoy fried chicken recipe

    regards and more power to panlasang pinoy

  3. hi, i’m from dubai. keep up with your cooking tips. you’ve helped a lot… thanks

  4. lorina kusu says:

    hello!ang saya ko dahil i learn a lot of cooking and its so easy to understand. im so xcite to share it with my family lalo n s asawa kung japanese maybe he like it. thnx talaaaaaaga i hope u add more interesting and delicious recipes.

  5. meili says:

    kuya ang galing mong magpaliwanag impressed ako ahihihi..ingtas po kau ng maybahay mo sana mag upload den kau ng pics nyo?san po b location nyo kuya ..salamt po!!god bless1!!

  6. mayo and bagoong? hmmmm… not sure… i’d have to give this a go before i make any more comments… but if you say it’s good, it must be good!

  7. You better try it beancounter, its unusual but I find it to blend well with fried meats.