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How to Cook Whole Chicken Sprite with Oyster Sauce

If you haven't tried to cooking this recipe, I think now you should try it.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: chicken sprite, crabs in oyster sauce, whole chicken
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 256kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 whole dressed chicken washed and drained
  • 3 cups Sprite or 7-Up softdrinks
  • 1 pc onion quartered
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 thumb sized ginger sliced
  • 1 stalk lemongrass pounded and tied into a knot
  • 1/4 cup oyster sauce
  • 3 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • salt and pepper for rubbing chicken
  • 2 cups cooking oil for searing the chicken


How to Cook Whole Chicken Sprite with Oyster Sauce

  • Rub the dressed chicken with salt and pepper. Rub the skin and the cavity. Then stuff the chicken with onion, garlic, ginger and lemongrass.
  • Close the cavity and secure it with toothpicks. Heat cooking oil in a deep pan and sear the chicken until brown.
  • Remove the oil from the pan and pour the sprite. Add in oyster sauce and soy sauce then bring to a boil. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  • After 20 minutes, turn the chicken and simmer again for another 20 minutes or until tender.
  • Turn off heat and serve hot. Garnish with spring onion and pour the sauce over the chicken. Enjoy!