Thai Fried Chicken Recipe

Thai Fried Chicken _ A sweet-chili sauce and coconut milk marinade creates a great twist on an old favorite. The crunch of flour and coconut mixture makes a great combo. super crispy and delicious too!!

Thai Fried Chicken Recipe
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Check it out the Thai Fried Chicken recipe here:

Ready In : 55 minutes
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes

This recipe make 6 serving(s).


  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper


  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3-1/2 tsp cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp peanut butter
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger


  • Take a shallow bowl, add 1/2 cup flour and coconut milk to it. Mix well.
  • Place remaining flour, salt, garlic powder, ginger and cayenne in another shallow bowl.
  • Dip chicken in the coconut milk mixture then coat with flour.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Brown chicken in batches.
  • Remove from the oil and transfer to a greased 13×9-inch. baking dish.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 400 degree F, for 30 minutes or until all juices run clear.


  • Meanwhile, take a small saucepan, combine the water, brown sugar, soy sauce, cornstarch, vinegar, peanut butter, cayenne and ginger to it.
  • Bring to a boil then reduce heat to medium-low.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes or until sauce is thickened.
  • Sprinkle with cilantro.
  • Thai Fried Chicken is ready now.
  • Serve with Sauce.

Nutritional Information:
Amount per serving.

  • Calories: 489
  • Fat: 26 g (10 g saturated fat)
  • Cholesterol: 88 mg
  • Sodium: 854 mg
  • Carbohydrate: 30 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 32 g
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Bushra Waheed

I believe you can make great food with everyday ingredients even if you’re short on time and cost conscious. You just need to cook clever and get creative!

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