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Dip eggs in flour and cook in oil to make chickenless “fried chicken”
The glory of this recipe has been summed up in a single comment. "She got the most perfect crunch on them. Everyone knows when you see crust like that. The food is amazing."
Ma Fatima Garcia
05.09.22

Have you ever come across a recipe and told yourself, “Why didn’t I think of that before?”

That’s exactly what we thought when we saw this recipe. It’s one of the simplest and easiest recipes that we have seen.

It has 3.5M views on YouTube.

YouTube Screenshot / Vinastar Channel
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YouTube Screenshot / Vinastar Channel

The channel Vinastar has an exceptional lineup of mouthwatering desserts, and most of them are really easy to make.

According to Vinastar’s description, this cheap street food has been very popular in their country.

“It is very much liked because of its crunchy texture like the famous fried chicken. In addition to eggs, we usually use bananas, tofu, tempeh, or chicken.”

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Pexels / Klaus Nielsen

Curious about this recipe?

Upon looking at the meal, it looks like fried chicken. She picks one up, dips it in ketchup, and tastes it.

The crunch is definitely like the fried chicken we know. So, is this a recipe for fried chicken? Not quite.

YouTube Screenshot / Vinastar Channel
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YouTube Screenshot / Vinastar Channel

Would you believe this recipe requires no chicken at all?

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of broth powder
  • Cooking oil
YouTube Screenshot / Vinastar Channel
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YouTube Screenshot / Vinastar Channel
  • 1 ½ cups plus 1 tbsp of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon broth powder
  • Water
YouTube Screenshot / Vinastar Channel
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YouTube Screenshot / Vinastar Channel

Here are the steps:

Step 1. In a bowl, mix two large eggs, 1/4 teaspoon of salt, and 1/2 teaspoon of broth powder. Once you have mixed it together, fry it as usual over medium heat.

Step 2. Put the cooked eggs on a plate and then cut them into wedges, like a pizza. You’ll have eight slices. Set aside.

YouTube Screenshot / Vinastar Channel
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YouTube Screenshot / Vinastar Channel

Step 3. In a large bowl, combine 1 ½ cups plus 1 tablespoon of all-purpose flour, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, 3/4 teaspoon of baking powder, and 1 teaspoon of broth powder.

Mix well. (Start heating your cooking oil for frying)

Step 4. Get a smaller bowl and put 3-4 tablespoons of your dry mixture and then add water. You will have a thick batter consistency.

Step 5. Dip your egg in your wet batter, then into the dry batter. Repeat this process if needed.

YouTube Screenshot / Vinastar Channel
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YouTube Screenshot / Vinastar Channel

Step 6. Deep fry until golden brown. Serve with your favorite sauce, and enjoy!

It does look like fried chicken breasts and the crunch?

You’ll find yourself craving this and after watching the process of how it was made, you might go running to the kitchen to cook one for yourself.

It’s that simple and easy to follow. The ingredients are cheap and mostly found in our pantry.

Commenter approved

YouTube Screenshot / Vinastar Channel
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YouTube Screenshot / Vinastar Channel

One said that this meal is perfect for one person. She also said she would add other ingredients as well.

YouTube Screenshot / Vinastar Channel
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YouTube Screenshot / Vinastar Channel

Another one joked and said that this recipe is still “technically fried chicken” because of the egg.

YouTube Screenshot / Vinastar Channel
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YouTube Screenshot / Vinastar Channel

One comment said that he loved the crunch and that any food with a crust like that is amazing.

Get a visual of the step-by-step process in the video below!

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By Ma Fatima Garcia
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Ma Fatima Garcia is a contributor at SBLY Media.
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