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Patis Fried Chicken

Filipino-inspired fried chicken.
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: chicken adobo, fried chicken
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 1437kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 ½ lbs. chicken cut into serving pieces
  • 5 tablespoons patis fish sauce
  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 piece egg
  • 3/4 cup water
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cups cooking oil


  • Arrange chicken in a large bowl. Add the 3 tablespoons patis and ground black pepper. Mix and marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Combine flour and cornstarch in a large container. Stir until blended. Add egg, water, and remaining patis. Mix well.
  • Heat oil in a cooking pot. Dip the chicken in the flour mixture.
  • Fry for 14 minutes or until the internal temperature registers at least 165F.
  • Remove chicken from the pot. Let it cool down for 10 minutes. Transfer to a serving plate. Serve with rice.


Calories: 1437kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 139g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 168mg | Sodium: 1904mg | Potassium: 411mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 301IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 2mg