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



  1.  3 lbs bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs, drumsticks, or wings
  2. 2 cups flour
  3. 1 tablespoon garlic salt
  4. 1 teaspoon white pepper
  5. 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


  1.  1 quart canola oil


  1. 1 cup Kikkoman Soy Sauce (must be this brand or something similar)
  2. 3/4 cup sugar
  3. 1/2 cup water
  4. 1/2 teaspoon grated ginger (fresh is always best)
  5. 8 cloves garlic
  6. 1/2 cup green onions


  1. Mix together dust ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Mix together sauce ingredients in a separate bowl and set on the side.
  3. Wash chicken with warm water then generously dust with mixture.  The chicken should be totally covered.
  4. 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.
  5. Place finish chicken on paper towels to soak out excess oil.
  6. Place chicken in sauce mixture, rotating every few minutes to ensure chicken is covered in sauce.
  7. Remove chicken from sauce and place on serving dish.
  8. 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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