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Pinoy Style Fried Chicken

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 3 to 4 lbs. chicken cut into serving pieces
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons coarse sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cooking oil


  • Combine salt, ground black pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder in a large mixing bowl.
  • Arrange the chicken slices in the same mixing bowl. Rub the salt mixture all over the chicken ensuring that each piece is well covered. Cover the bowl. Refrigerate for 3 to 5 hours.
  • Heat the cooking oil in a pan.
  • Meanwhile, put the flour in a resealable bag. Add 2 to 3 pieces of chicken in the bag. Seal and shake. Make sure that the chicken pieces are covered will flour.
  • Once the oil gets hot, pan-fry the chicken in medium heat for 5 minutes. Turn the chicken over and fry the other side for 5 minutes.
  • Turn the chicken over for the second time and fry both sides again for 4 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken from the pan. Let the excess oil drip, then transfer to a serving plate.
  • Serve with banana ketchup and white rice.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g