Author Elfie V
Elfie V.

I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

Fried chicken with certain marinated seasonings, and wrapped in flour for a savory taste.
Easy to cook and delicious Nanking Chicken.

Nanking Chicken is Chinese food that is often found in Indonesia. Nanking is a name of a city in China, Nanjing, where this dish originated. Nanking chicken is different from kuluyuk chicken. The taste of Nanking chicken tends to be salty, while the taste of chicken kuluyuk tends to be sweet and sour. The Nanking Chicken is fried until it is brown and the surface of the chicken is also different from the kuluyuk chicken, while the kuluyuk chicken is fried only briefly. Nanking Chicken is a type of chicken dish that is fried differently from the other fried chicken. The meat used is chicken breast. Firstly, chicken breast had to be marinated with herbs and spices first. After that, the chicken breast should be covered in flour and then deep-fried. For the chicken sauce, usually use the rest of the marinade. This is what makes Nanking Chicken have a different cooking method and a different taste that's no less delicious than other fried chicken. Check out the Nanking Chicken recipe below.

YIELDS 3 serving(s)
TOTAL TIME 60 minute(s)

  • 250g chicken breast, scratches the surface
  • 2 garlic, cut into thin strips
  • 3 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 egg whites
  • 100g sago flour



Marinade sauce: Combine the chopped garlic, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, and pepper in a bowl. Then put in the chicken breast that has been scratched. Leave it for 20 minutes.

Step 1 of cooking Nanking Chicken.

Take the chicken breast, mix in sago flour, then dip it in egg white, then coat it again with sago flour until blended. Place in the refrigerator for 25 minutes.

Step 2 of cooking Nanking Chicken.

Take out the chicken from the refrigerator, fry with hot oil until it is golden brown, remove from heat, put it on a plate.

Step 3 of cooking Nanking Chicken.

Heat the remaining marinade sauce with 1 tbsp oil and 2 tbsp of water. Stir well until slightly thickened, then remove from heat.

Step 4 of cooking Nanking Chicken.

Cut the fried chicken breast as in the photo.

Step 5 of cooking Nanking Chicken.

Pour the marinade sauce over it, and the Nanking chicken is ready to eat!

Step 6 of cooking Nanking Chicken.

Author Elfie V
Elfie V.

I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

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