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Friday, April 28, 2017


This chicken recipe is a good dish to energise the body. It is also a healthy dish for slimming diet if you are cutting down on carbo intake and yet can enjoy a good meal while shaping up.

A very simple fried chicken that is aromatic, tasty, savoury and sourish.  Great to have them with a bowl of salad or raw leafy greens.  Adding lime juice helps to eliminate some of the fat content.

3 deboned chicken whole legs with skin - remove excess fats
some chopped coriander leaves
some toasted sesame seeds
some lime juice
1 tbsp cooking wine
1 tsp each of 5 spice powder and ground black pepper
1/4 tsp salt to taste
  1. Prepare the chicken whole legs, chicken chop style.  You can get the vendor to prepare this for you.  
  2. Marinate chicken whole legs with marinade for several hours or overnight. Store is a tight container in the fridge.
  3. Heat a non stick wok without oil, pan fry chicken whole legs [skin side first] until oil from the skin oozes out.  Use this oil to fry until the skin is golden brown and crispy at the edges.
  4. Flip over to fry the meat side until chicken is cooked through.  You can cover to fry the chicken pieces to speed up the cooking time.  Sprinkle some sesame seeds .
  5. Flip over to fry the skin side for 1-2 minutes before dishing up o n a plate.  Remove excess oil
  6. Cut the fried chicken, drizzle over some lime juice and then sprinkle with some toasted sesame seeds and extra ground black pepper.
  7. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.  Serve immediately.


Phong Hong said...

Kimmy, this yummy chicken would also go well in a salad.

Kimmy said...

Certainly Phong Hong. Fried meats go well with salads.

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