Yan Su Ji (Taiwanese Popcorn Chicken) 盐酥鸡

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Yan Su Ji (Taiwanese Popcorn Chicken) 盐酥鸡

Taiwanese fried chicken, also 鹽酥雞, westernized as popcorn chicken is a dish in Taiwanese cuisine commonly found as a street snack and is indispensable to the night markets in Taiwan. It consists of bite-sized pieces of chicken, coated and fried with flour and seasoning mixture. Salt and pepper are the staple condiment, while chili powder, lightly fried basil leaves, and garlic bits are added for preference.
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Yan Su Ji (Taiwanese Popcorn Chicken) 盐酥鸡

Recipe by kirbiecravings


  • 3 boneless chicken thighs cut into bite-sized pieces


  • In a medium bowl, combine the chicken and marinade ingredients, making sure to completely coat the chicken.
  • Let sit for 30 minutes to an hour.
  • Pour oil at least one inch deep into pot or wok is used for frying and turn to medium-high heat.

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