Recipe: Perfect Egyptian Whole Fried Chicken

Egyptian Whole Fried Chicken.

Egyptian Whole Fried Chicken

You can cook Egyptian Whole Fried Chicken using 14 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Egyptian Whole Fried Chicken

  1. Prepare 1 of (approx 900 gm) whole chicken with skin on.
  2. It’s 5 tbsp of clarified butter.
  3. It’s 1 of +1 onion peeled and whole.
  4. Prepare 1 tsp of mastic powder.
  5. It’s 750 ml of water.
  6. It’s 4 of green cardamom.
  7. Prepare 3 of bay leaf.
  8. You need of marinade.
  9. It’s 1/2 tsp of red chilli powder.
  10. It’s 1/2 tsp of coriander powder.
  11. Prepare 1 tsp of cumin powder.
  12. It’s 1/2 tsp of black pepper powder.
  13. You need 1/2 tbsp of coarse sea salt.
  14. You need 1/2 of juice of lemon.

Egyptian Whole Fried Chicken instructions

  1. Wash and clean the chicken from inside and out side.Pat dry completely..
  2. Mix together the marinade ingredients and apply it all over the chicken rubbing a little marinade inside the chicken cavity as well..
  3. Tie the chicken legs and wings tightly tucked in so that the chicken retain it's shape..
  4. Place the chicken on a plate and clingfilm it.Refrigerate overnight..
  5. Next day bringthe chicken down to room temperature..
  6. In a deep pot heat butter.Lightly fry whole onion in the clarified butter until brown..
  7. Add the chicken; fry on all sides until a light golden colour..
  8. Add water,green cardamom,bay leaves and mastic powder. Cover with a lid and let cook on simmer until the chicken is cooked through. Turn heat off and leave the chicken in hot broth for 5 minutes..
  9. Remove it from the broth..
  10. Heat remaining clarified butter in a skillet. Fey chicken over high heat turning until golden brown on ali sides. Serve..

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