Taiwanese XXL Fried Chicken Recipe 鹹酥雞秘方

Huge XXL Crispy Fried Chicken, You too can do it at Home!

Huge piece of Taiwanese XXL Fried Chicken that everyone loves is actually pretty simple and you too can make it at home!

Lead Time :  45 minutes

Serve 2

Ingredients – XXL Chicken

  • 1 piece of Chicken Breast (skin removed)
  • 1 tsp of Salt
  • 1/2 tsp of Sugar
  • 1 tsp of Five Spice Powder
  • Water for Chicken to absorb (add 1 tbsp at a time)
  • 2 nos of Eggs
  • 1 cup of Tapioca Flour
  • 1 cup of Potato Flour
  • Frying Oil


  1. Cut chicken breast into butterfly. Use a meat mallet to flatten the chicken. OR use the spine of the knife and gently break the meat fiber then use a rolling pin to flatten it.
  2. Dissolve 1 tbsp of water with sugar, salt and five spice powder.
  3. Add chicken breast into marinade. Once the water are absorbed, add 1 tbsp of water and gently massage it for the water to be absorbed. Repeat until it begins to slime. Stop adding water. Marinate for 30minutes or more.
  4. After done marinating, whisk eggs in a separate tray/bowl and sift tapioca flour and potato flour in another flat tray.
  5. Dip marinated chicken breast into eggs and then dry coat with sifted flour.
  6. Preheat frying oil to high heat (150 – 160 °C ), gently place coated chicken breast into hot oil. Deep fry for 6 – 8 minutes while occasionally moving it and turning it over.
  7. Once done drying, remove from oil, strain and season.

Seasoning Powder Mix

  • 1 tsp of Salt
  • 1 tbsp of Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp of Paprika Powder
  • 1 tsp of Chili Powder (Optional)

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