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How to Cook Crispy Fried Chicken Feet:

This is a very good addition to your chicken feet menus. A tasty and crispy chicken feet outside but tender inside.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: fried chicken feet, pritong paa ng manok
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 122kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 kilo chicken feet washed and cleaned, nails trimmed
  • 2 stalks lemon grass pounded and sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cracked black peppercorns
  • 1 thumb sized ginger sliced
  • 1 pc Knorr chicken cube
  • 7 cups water for boiling

For the batter:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp. vinegar
  • 3 tsp. cooking oil
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper powder
  • 1 tsp. fine salt
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 and 3/4 cup water


How to Cook Crispy Fried Chicken Feet:

  • Put water in a pot and bring to a boil. Add in salt, lemongrass, peppercorns, ginger, chicken cube and chicken feet.
  • Simmer the chicken feet for 30 to 45 minutes or until tender. Turn off heat and remove from the liquid and put in a bowl. Set aside.
  • Make the batter by combining the batter ingredients: flour, vinegar, cooking oil, baking powder, pepper, salt and water.
  • Mix until it becomes smooth and the lumps disappear. Put 4 to 5 pieces of chicken feet in the batter and dip until well coated.
  • Heat oil in a wok or frying pan about 3 cups. Then put the battered chicken feet and fry until crispy and golden brown. Do the same procedure on the rest of the chicken feet.
  • Then put the fried chicken feet in a paper towel lined plate. Serve with sweet chili sauce or spiced vinegar dipping sauce.