Spring Fried Chicken Recipe

Spring Fried Chicken

Spring Fried Chicken

Servings: 4


  • 2 cornish game hens
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup cooking wine (shaoxing or dry sherry)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 5 cups water
  • 5 cups cooking oil


  1. Prepare the marinade by Combining cooking wine, fish sauce, soy sauce, dark brown sugar, nutmeg, garlic powder and grund black pepper. Stir to mix.
  2. Place the chicken in a resealable freezer bag. Pour-in the marinade.Make sure that the chicken is well coated with the marinade. Seal the bag and refrigerate for 3 to 5 hours.
  3. Pour the water in a steamer and let it boil. Steam the marinated chicken for 40 to 50 minutes.
  4. Remove the chicken from the steamer and place over a wire rack or a plate. Leave it that way for 2 to 3 hours until the skin becomes dry.
  5. Heat the oil in a cooking pot or deep fryer. Fry at 350F for 8 to 10 minutes or until the chicken turns medium to golden brown.
  6. Remove from the fryer, transfer to a serving plate.
  7. Serve. Share and enjoy!
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