Golden & Savory Pan-Fried Chicken Delight

Embark on a culinary journey with our Ultimate Pan-Fried Chicken, a dish that promises to deliver a symphony of flavors and textures. Marinated in a blend of soy sauce, calamansi extract, oyster sauce, and a medley of spices, each bite of this chicken is a testament to the love and care put into its preparation. The crispy exterior, achieved by a light coating of cornstarch before pan-frying, encapsulates the juicy, tender meat within, creating a delightful contrast.

This recipe is not just about the tantalizing flavors but also about the ease and versatility it offers. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or looking for a comforting family meal, this pan-fried chicken adapts to any occasion, making it a must-try for anyone who cherishes the simple pleasures of homemade cooking. Let this dish be a centerpiece at your table and watch as it becomes a cherished recipe in your culinary repertoire.

Full Recipe:


  • 1 kilogram chicken with bones
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp calamansi extract or lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp chicken powder or magic sarap
  • 1 tbsp minced ginger
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch (plus extra for coating)
  • Half of a chicken cube seasoning
  • 4 tbsp hot water
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large onion, sliced



  1. In a bowl, combine chicken with soy sauce, calamansi extract or lemon juice, oyster sauce, sugar, salt, black pepper, chicken powder, and minced ginger. Marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Dissolve half a chicken cube in 4 tbsp of hot water. Set aside.
  3. Coat marinated chicken pieces in cornstarch.
  4. Heat oil in a pan and fry chicken until golden brown. Remove and set aside.
  5. In the same pan, sauté garlic and onion until aromatic.
  6. Return the chicken to the pan and add the dissolved chicken cube mixture.
  7. Cook until the sauce thickens and evenly coats the chicken.

Prep Time: 40 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 60 minutes Kcal: 320 kcal | Servings: 4 servings

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