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Pinoy Fried Chicken

Marinated chicken drumsticks that are steamed, air-dried, and deep-fried to perfection.
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: easy fried chicken, piniritong manok, simple chicken recipe
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 661kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs. chicken drumstick
  • 32 grams Knorr SavorRich Chicken Liquid seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons cooking wine (or rhum)
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon patis
  • 2 cups cooking oil


  • Combine chicken, onion powder, nutmeg, cooking wine, patis, and Knorr SavorRich. Mix well and make sure that the chicken gets completely coated. Transfer everything to a resealable bag. Seal the bag and marinate overnight inside the refrigerator.
  • Arrange the marinated chicken drumsticks on a steamer. Boil water and steam the chicken for 45 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken from the steamer. Arrange over a wire rack. Air dry for 1 hour.
  • Heat oil in a cooking pot or deep fryer. Fry the chicken until color turns golden brown.
  • Arrange on a serving plate. Serve with banana ketchup. Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 661kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 55g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 278mg | Sodium: 790mg | Potassium: 826mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 321IU | Calcium: 201mg | Iron: 6mg