Tantalising Thai Crispy Garlic Chicken

There’s something special about this tantalising Thai Crispy Garlic Chicken dish that brings out our inner gourmand. The flavoursome medley of ingredients sets this apart from the classic crispy fried chicken we all know and love. With a hint of the iconic Thai spices coming together in symphony, this is a really unique dish!

It has a subtle heat that is brought out by the combination of chilli and garlic, with a beautiful contrast from the lime juice and brown sugar. Don’t worry if you can’t take too much heat; this dish gets just the right balance of flavours thanks to its incredible ingredients.

It’s a great way to introduce the classic Thai flavours to your dinner table. This deep-fried dish with a crispy outer coating and soft and succulent meat inside has just the right balance of sweet, sour and spicy. And with the extra flavour of the garlic you get the feeling you’ve stepped into a restaurant straight from Bangkok.


– 1.5 kg boneless chicken, cut into equal sizes
– 10 slices of garlic, minced
– 2 tbsp coriander root, lightly pounded
– 3-4 fresh red chillis, sliced
– 2 tsp sea salt
– 2 tsp white pepper
– 2 tbsp light soy sauce
– 2 tbsp fish sauce
– 2 tbsp oyster sauce
– 2 tbsp brown sugar
– 2 tbsp lime juice
– 1 litre vegetable oil


1. In a large bowl, mix together the chicken, garlic, coriander root, chillis, salt, pepper, soy sauce, fish sauce, oyster sauce, sugar and lime juice until well mixed.
2. Heat the oil in a wok over medium-high heat.
3. Add the chicken to the wok, working in batches if necessary, and fry for about 8-10 minutes until golden and crispy.
4. Drain on a plate lined with kitchen paper and serve with rice or noodles.

This Thai Crispy Garlic Chicken is an amazing way to introduce the explosive Thai flavours to your dinner table. Perfectly balanced between sweet, sour and spicy with just a hint of garlic it will take you to a completely different level of eating! There’s something special about this unique dish that brings out our inner gourmand. Give it a try and let us know what you think!