One of the ole’ favorites in The Urban Farmer household is fried garlic chicken. It’s crunchy texture with a sweet and salty mixture of garlic, soy sauce, and ginger has it competing to be a weekly regular at the dining table. Try this simple recipe and I am sure it will find a spot in your recipe favorites.
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Fried Garlic Chicken Recipe
- 3 lbs bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs, drumsticks, or wings
- 2 cups flour
- 1 tablespoon garlic salt
- 1 teaspoon white pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 quart canola oil
- 1 cup Kikkoman Soy Sauce (must be this brand or something similar)
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 teaspoon grated ginger (fresh is always best)
- 8 cloves garlic
- 1/2 cup green onions
- Mix together dust ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
- Mix together sauce ingredients in a separate bowl and set on the side.
- Wash chicken with warm water then generously dust with mixture. The chicken should be totally covered.
- Bring oil to 365 degrees and place coated chicken into oil. Fry until chicken is brown. If you need to, slice open chicken and check if it’s cooked.
- Place finish chicken on paper towels to soak out excess oil.
- Place chicken in sauce mixture, rotating every few minutes to ensure chicken is covered in sauce.
- Remove chicken from sauce and place on serving dish.
- Enjoy over hot rice.
Tip: Scoop out the garlic, ginger, and green onions after all completion. Spread it over your rice or chicken as a garnish!
Please leave a comment below letting us know how it turned out!
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