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Pineapple Fried Chicken Recipe

Fried chicken marinated in pineapple and lemon soda
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 3 lbs. whole chicken cut into serving pieces
  • 1 20 oz. can crushed pineapple
  • 1 cup lemon soda Sprite or 7-Up
  • 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups cooking oil
  • Additional salt and pepper for rubbing


  • In a large container, combine crushed pineapple, lemon soda, soy sauce, 3 tsp. salt, 1 tsp. ground black pepper. Stir.
  • Add the chicken pieces in the mixture. Marinate overnight. Make sure to place the container in the fridge while marinating.
  • Combine the flour and garlic powder. Set aside.
  • Separate the chicken from the marinade. Let excess liquid drip.
  • Heat the cooking oil in a frying pan.
  • Rub some salt and pepper over the chicken pieces and then dip each piece in the egg mixture. Dredge the egg coated chicken in the flour mixture.
  • Fry each chicken piece in low to medium heat for about 8 to 12 minutes per side. You can add more time depending on the thickness of the chicken.
  • Remove the cooked chicken pieces from the pan. Arrange in a plate lined with paper towels.
  • Serve with your favorite dip. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 6g