How to Cook Homestyle Marmite Chicken

by Huang Kitchen

Homestyle marmite chicken involves deep-frying large pieces of chicken and then coating them with a very thick, sticky and sweet Marmite sauce. Truly for the Marmite lovers!


  • 2 chicken whole legs, 500g
  • 1 Teaspoon salt (marinade)
  • 1 egg white, beaten (marinade)
  • 5 Tablespoons potato starch (marinade)
  • 1 Teaspoon marmite (sauce)
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce (sauce)
  • 1 Tablespoon fish sauce (sauce)
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar (sauce)
  • ½ Teaspoons dark soy sauce (sauce)
  • ½ Cups water (sauce)
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    First wash, rinse and drain well the chicken. Then cut into big pieces.

    Step 2

    Marinate the chicken pieces with salt for at least 30 minutes.

    Step 3

    Then place the pieces of chicken into a big bowl.

    Step 4

    Using an egg separator, separate the yolk from the whites and slightly beat the whites.

    Step 5

    Add the beaten egg whites into the chicken pieces and mix well.

    Step 6

    Then add in potato starch and coat the chicken evenly with the potato starch. And we're ready to deep fry them.

    Step 7

    To fry the chicken, first heat up oil in wok over medium high heat. Dip a wooden chopstick into the hot oil. Bubbles will appear around the chopstick when oil is ready to be used.

    Step 8

    Working in batches, deep-fry chicken pieces until golden brown and cooked through, about 10 to 15 minutes.

    Step 9

    Using a strainer, remove the cooked chicken from the hot oil.

    Step 10

    Drained the fried chicken on paper towels and set aside.

    Step 11

    Then prepare ingredients to make the sauce.

    Step 12

    Combine all the sauce ingredients, except water into a bowl and stir till the Marmite is dissolved.

    Step 13

    To cook the sauce, first heat up water in wok or pan over medium high heat. Then pour in the sauce mixture.

    Step 14

    Mix well and cook the sauce mixture till slightly boiled and starts to thicken.

    Step 15

    Quickly add in the deep fried chicken. Stir fry until sauce dries up and toss everything together until the fried chicken are evenly coated in the sauce.

    Step 16

    Dish out and serve hot with cooked rice.

    Step 17

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