Crispy Fried Garlic Chicken Recipe: A Delightful Twist to Your Taste Buds
If you’re looking to add a burst of flavor and a satisfying crunch to your dinner table, look no further than our delectable Fried Garlic Chicken recipe. This dish strikes the perfect balance between succulent, tender chicken and the irresistible aroma of fried garlic. Whether you’re a seasoned home chef or a novice in the kitchen, this recipe will surely become a favorite in your household.
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cube
1 tablespoon + 1 tsp olive oil, divided
1 yellow pepper, sliced
1 cup sliced mushrooms
2-3 cups of broccoli florets
4 crushed garlic cloves
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tablespoon of soy sauce
¾ c. Chicken broth
1 teaspoon of sugar
2 teaspoons sesame oil
2 tsp cornstarch
How to make:
Heat 1 tsp of olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
Add the broccoli, mushroom slices, and yellow bell pepper to the hot skillet and cook for 5-6 minutes, until the vegetables begin to soften. Remove the vegetables, cover and set aside for later use.
Put a teaspoon of olive oil in the hot pan and add the chicken breast pieces. Cook until chicken in center is no longer browned and cooked through. Adding salt and pepper to taste.
Returning vegetables to the skillet.
In another bowl, mix soy sauce, sugar, chicken broth, sesame oil, and cornstarch and mix well.
Pour the sauce over the chicken and vegetables in the pan and toss to coat. Cook for 2-3 minutes, until everything is well coated and the sauce has thickened.
Serve over white rice, if desir.
Pro Tips for Perfect Fried Garlic Chicken:
Marination Magic: Allowing the chicken to marinate not only infuses it with garlic flavor but also tenderizes the meat.
Temperature Control: Maintain a consistent oil temperature to achieve a crispy exterior and fully cooked interior.
Drain Excess Oil: Placing the fried chicken on paper towels after frying helps remove excess oil, ensuring a lighter final dish.
Garlic Galore: If you’re a garlic lover, feel free to add more minced garlic for an intensified flavor punch.
Note: Nutrition values are approximate and may vary based on portion size and specific ingredients used.
Serving Size: 1 piece of fried chicken
Calories: 220 kcal
In conclusion, crispy fried garlic chicken offers a delightful combination of savory flavors and satisfying crunch. With its simple yet enticing preparation, this dish is perfect for both casual meals and special gatherings. The recipe’s marination process and pro tips ensure that your fried garlic chicken turns out succulent and flavorful, making it a go-to recipe in your culinary repertoire. So, whether you’re a fan of garlic or just looking to indulge in a comforting meal, fried garlic chicken is a timeless choice that will never disappoint.
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