Nanay's Filipino Fried Chicken

Recipe by Kikais Kitchen

An absolute favorite!!! When I was younger, I couldn't live a day without begging my lola (grandma) to make this all the time. Basically it's crispy fried chicken adobo. This is the only way I do fried chicken at home and It's always on my weekly menu.

Top Review by CeliacZooChef

My family and I loved this. After the chicken was boiled, I added 1/4 cup brown sugar and 1/2 tsp cinnamon to the sauce and continued boiling to thicken while the chicken was frying. We drizzled it over the chicken and rice, and it was great. I also loved the crisp skin without the breading!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pan combine the chicken, garlic, peppercorns,bay leaves, soy sauce, vinegar and water and bring to a boil. Simmer uncovered over low heat until chicken is cooked through (25-35 minutes).
  2. Remove chicken from pan and pat dry.
  3. In a large skillet heat the oil over medium heat until it is hot but not smoking. Then deep fry the chicken in batches until it is brown and the skin looks crispy. (NOTE: Make sure you pat them dry as it spits!).
  4. Serve with rice.
  5. Enjoy -- .

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