To make the chicken tasty and tender, you should roast/grill the chicken first, then deep-fried. After that, cooked with a special marinated sauce that makes this dish even more delicious.
Easy to cook and delicious Butter Fried Chicken.

Butter Fried Chicken is a dish that originated in Indonesia. Fried chicken is a typical Indonesian dish cooked by frying the chicken in hot oil. This fried chicken is different from the western version of fried chicken, where the chicken is coated in flour and fried. Fried chicken in Indonesia is only marinated with spices, then fried in hot oil. The spice mixtures may vary from region to region but generally consists of a combination of garlic, shallots, turmeric, lemongrass, bay leaf, tamarind water, galangal, mashed candlenut, with sugar and salt. The chicken pieces are marinated in the marinade sauce for a few minutes before frying it so that the spices are fully absorbed into the chicken meat. To make butter fried chicken usually takes a long time, because the chicken has to be marinated first so the marinade sauce absorbs into the chicken before being grilled and fried. Butter fried chicken is covered with special seasonings consisting of spices, such as garlic, soy sauce, and pepper. Almost everyone, both young and old, likes butter fried chicken because it tastes delicious and savory, and usually comes with lime, vegetables, chili sauce, or sweet sauce.

YIELDS 2 serving(s)
TOTAL TIME 90 minute(s)

Marinated Sauce

  • 3 tsp garlic powder
  • 5 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp pepper


  • 500g of chicken breast/thigh
  • 1 garlic, cut into thin slices
  • 1 onion, cut into thin slices
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 tbsp sweet sauce
  • 1 lime



Marinate the chicken with marinated sauce for 15-20 minutes.

Step 1 of cooking Butter Fried Chicken.

Place the chicken on a baking pan, pour the remaining marinated sauce over the chicken and add 4 tbsp of oil to the pan to prevent the chicken from sticking. Bake for 20-25 minutes at 175°C until the chicken is lightly browned.

Step 2 of cooking Butter Fried Chicken.

Fry the chicken that has been removed from the oven until cooked.

Step 3 of cooking Butter Fried Chicken.

Saute the onions and garlic with 3 tbsp of butter until fragrant.

Step 4 of cooking Butter Fried Chicken.

Add pepper, Worcestershire sauce, and sweet sauce. Stir well.

Step 5 of cooking Butter Fried Chicken.

Add the fried chicken, stir well with the sauce, so the sauce soaks into the chicken. Turn off the heat when it's boiling and thickens slightly, make sure it tastes as desired.

Step 6 of cooking Butter Fried Chicken.

Put on a plate, serve the butter fried chicken with lime and warm rice.

Step 7 of cooking Butter Fried Chicken.

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