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Asian Fried Chicken

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Total Time22 minutes
Servings: 2
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1/2 chicken about 1/2 to 3/4 lbs sliced lengthwise
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 1/4 tablespoons 5 spice powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 6 cups water
  • 4 cups cooking oil


  • Combine 5 spice powder, salt, and ground black pepper in a bowl. Mix well and set aside.
  • Pour water in a steamer. Bring to a boil.
  • Arrange the chicken in the steamer. Steam for 40 to 45 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken from the steamer and place in a plate with sliced part facing down. Let the chicken cool down.
  • Rub the soy sauce all over the chicken.
  • Run the 5 spice powder mixture all over the chicken. Let the chicken dry in open air for 6 hours.
  • Heat the cooking oil in a deep cooking pot or deep fryer. Deep fry the chicken in 350F for 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Serve with Yang Chow fried rice.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 2g