Tested Recipe with Slight Adjustment Adapted from) Authentic Recipes from Province of Fu Zhou
½ chicken (about 1kg) (cleaned)
½ tsp salt
1 tbsp light soy sauce
Adequate cooking oil for deep-frying
¼ tsp ground white pepper
¼ tsp five spice powder
1 tsp chopped garlic
1 tbsp cooking oil
1 tbsp chopped garlic
3 tbsp plum sauce
¼ tsp salt
½ tsp sugar
1 tbsp chopped chillies
1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
- Rub salt and light soy sauce all over the chicken, season for 30 minutes. Rub marinade over the chicken cavity and season for another 30 minutes.
- Deep-fry marinated chicken in hot oil (skin facing down) over medium low heat for 25-30 minutes until golden brown and cooked. Dish and drain. Cut into pieces and arrange onto a serving platter.
- Sauce: Heat up oil and saute chopped garlic until aromatic. Add in the remaining ingredients and bring to boil. Remove from heat.
- Pour the sauce over the chicken and serve.