The Taiwan street food culture is constantly evolving, with new menu items popping up all the time at the night markets. But this snack is really evergreen : 盐酥鸡 , salted cripy chicken. This baked version is healthier and cleaning up after cooking is easier with only the baking tray to wash.
RECIPE : BAKED SALTY CRIPSY CHICKEN
chicken meat, diced to bite-sized
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
1 teaspoon five-spice powder
1 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
tapioca starch, to coat
01. Mix diced chicken meat with garlic, five-spice powder, pepper, salt and sugar.
02. Chill in fridge to marinate for at least 1 hour.
03. Coat chicken meat lightly with tapioca starch. Arrange them on a baking tray, do not overlap.
04. Bake in preheated oven at 220C (425F) for 15 minutes, or till golden brown.