Pineapple Fried Chicken Recipe

The marinade is made-up of crushed pineapple, lemon soda, soy sauce, some seasonings, and spices.

Pineapple Fried Chicken Recipe

Pineapple Fried Chicken

Servings: 6


  • 3 lbs. whole chicken, cut into serving pieces
  • 1 20 oz. can crushed pineapple
  • 1 cup lemon soda (Sprite or 7-Up)
  • 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups cooking oil
  • Additional salt and pepper for rubbing


  1. In a large container, combine crushed pineapple, lemon soda, soy sauce, 3 tsp. salt, 1 tsp. ground black pepper. Stir.
  2. Add the chicken pieces in the mixture. Marinate overnight. Make sure to place the container in the fridge while marinating.
  3. Combine the flour and garlic powder. Set aside.
  4. Separate the chicken from the marinade. Let excess liquid drip.
  5. Heat the cooking oil in a frying pan.
  6. Rub some salt and pepper over the chicken pieces and then dip each piece in the egg mixture. Dredge the egg coated chicken in the flour mixture.
  7. Fry each chicken piece in low to medium heat for about 8 to 12 minutes per side. You can add more time depending on the thickness of the chicken.
  8. Remove the cooked chicken pieces from the pan. Arrange in a plate lined with paper towels.
  9. Serve with your favorite dip. Share and enjoy!
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