Hooray! It’s National Fried Chicken Day!

National Fried Chicken Day

Just in case you didn’t know, July 6 is National Fried Chicken Day!  This is the one day solely dedicated to the crispy, golden and delicious fried chicken that Filipinos dearly love.  Although there is no curated historical information how fried chicken really started in the Philippines, it is undeniable that fried chicken is one of Filipinos’ comfort food, love by kids and the kids at heart.

Chicken is not only delicious but also nutritious because it is good source of protein and has Vitamin B12 which supports bone health and red blood cell formation.

Celebrate this day and enjoy fried chicken different ways with Philippines #1 fried chicken essential Crispy Fry®! Crispy Fry® has wide array of product offering especially made to deliver delicious fried dishes to perfection.

Spicy Fried Chicken with Gravy

Heat things up and add some spicy flare in your fried chicken.  Try Crispy Fry® Breading Mix Spicy variant and enjoy fried chicken with perfect crispness and hotness.

To complement, you may pair with the new Crispy Fry® Gravy Mix.  So easy to prepare.  Just mix water and Crispy Fry® Gravy Mix in a bowl, then pour the gravy sauce in a pot and simmer until thickened.

And viola! Your homemade fried chicken and gravy are ready for your enjoyment.

Battered Fried Chicken

If you’re the type who likes the southern-style fried chicken, thicker and fuller with extra crunch, try Crispy Fry® Batter Mix.

So simple to prepare.  In a bowl, combine the batter pack of the Crispy Fry® Batter Mix with water then mix well.  On a separate plate, pour the contents of breading mix.  Coat each chicken with batter mix and then roll evenly one by one on the breading.

In a pot with heated oil, deep-fry the chicken pieces for 8-12 minutes or until golden brown. Drain excess oil using strainer or colander and you’re all set to enjoy fuller fried chicken with extra crisp!

Fried Chicken Burger 

Who says fried chicken can only be enjoyed with rice?  This recipe is so easy to prepare and perfect as quick lunch or merienda.

First, coat the chicken thigh fillet with Crispy Fry® Original Breading Mix evenly and fry for 10 minutes, or until crispy and golden brown. Next, prepare the sauce by combining mayonnaise and garlic in a bowl. Then assemble, on a burger bun, put lettuce, tomato, cucumber, fried chicken, and 2 teaspoons of mayo-garlic sauce.

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