Chicharrón de Pollo Recipe (Crispy Fried Chicken Bites)
Chicharrón de Pollo (Crispy Fried Chicken Bites): Flavorful and crispy, you can find it in any humble restaurant in the Dominican Republic. A must try.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
- 2 lb [0.91 kg] of chicken thighs
- 1/2 cup of all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoon of salt
- 1/4 teaspoon of pepper
- A pinch of oregano
- 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
- 2 cups of oil for frying
- 2 limes cut into wedges
Remove meat from bones. Cut chicken into small pieces (about 2"). Leave the skin on the chicken.
Mix flour, salt, pepper, oregano, and garlic powder.
Coat the chicken strips with this mixture. Shake excess off.
Heat oil in a deep pan over medium heat.
Deep fry the chicken until it turns golden brown.
Put on a paper towel to drain excess oil.
Garnish with lime wedges and serve with tostones
Calories: 292kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 144mg | Sodium: 717mg | Potassium: 410mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 6.5mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1.8mg