Chinese Fried Chicken Recipe

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Patricia Modified: December 15, 2021
Chinese Fried Chicken Recipe


How To Make Chinese Fried Chicken

Add an Asian twist to your chicken with this Chinese fried chicken recipe. The meat gets its flavor from the mix of soy sauce and five spice.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 12 mins
Total: 22 mins


  • ¾ lbs chicken, sliced lengthwise
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • tbsp 5 spice powder
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 6 cup water
  • 4 cup cooking oil


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

  8. Transfer to a serving plate. Serve with Yang Chow fried rice.
  9. Share and enjoy!


  • Sugar: 1g
  • :
  • Calcium: 64mg
  • Calories: 4157kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 61mg
  • Fat: 461g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 289g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 129g
  • Potassium: 243mg
  • Protein: 17g
  • Saturated Fat: 37g
  • Sodium: 2507mg
  • Trans Fat: 2g
  • Vitamin A: 131IU
  • Vitamin C: 2mg
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