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Fried crispy chicken

Recipe from: 3/10/2005 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 9
Servings 4
Time 15 minutes plus cooling time


  • 4
    Chicken Maryland portions OR
  • 8
    chicken legs
  • 4
    cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3
    sprigs fresh coriander, chopped
  • 15
  • 2
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 5
    each salt and castor sugar
  • 40
    sweet chilli sauce
  • oil for shallow-frying


about 50 minutes
Boil the chicken portions in a little water until done.
Allow to cool completely.
Process the rest of the ingredients except the oil, in a food processor until smooth.
Alternatively, pound to a paste in a mortar and pestle.
Spread the mixture on the chicken portions and place the chicken in a bowl.
Cover the bowl and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Hea the oil in a heavy-based pan and fry the chicken until browned, turning regularly.
Drain on paper towels and serve with potato wedges.
NOTE: A Maryland is a leg and thigh together.

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