This is a Dominican version of fried chicken with added flavors. You'll fall in love with this recipe. You can serve it with Spanish white rice or you can serve it fried plantains (tostones).

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Ingredients

5
Original recipe yields 5 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Combine the chicken, rum, lemon juice, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, adobo seasoning, onion powder, pepper, coriander, and sazon seasoning in a bowl; stir. Cover and allow to marinate in refrigerator 4 hours.

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  • Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat to about 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).

  • Spread the flour into the bottom of a shallow dish. Coat each piece of marinated chicken with flour.

  • Fry the coated chicken pieces in the hot oil in small batches until no longer pink in the center and golden brown on the outside, 5 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

653 calories; 21.5 g total fat; 55 mg cholesterol; 488 mg sodium. 71.5 g carbohydrates; 30.1 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
02/21/2008
This is my own recipe and I do want to say that the reason why I posted this was because of all the compliments I got after making this for many people. I would definitely say this is a good chicken recipe to serve when you have alot of people who are going to eat. Its a good finger food. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
12/07/2010
I did the recipe step by step and did not come out as expected. The only way I was able to enhance the flavour was with Lime (lots of it). Read More
(9)
32 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 17
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 5 stars
02/21/2008
This is my own recipe and I do want to say that the reason why I posted this was because of all the compliments I got after making this for many people. I would definitely say this is a good chicken recipe to serve when you have alot of people who are going to eat. Its a good finger food. Read More
(59)
Rating: 5 stars
02/21/2008
This is my own recipe and I do want to say that the reason why I posted this was because of all the compliments I got after making this for many people. I would definitely say this is a good chicken recipe to serve when you have alot of people who are going to eat. Its a good finger food. Read More
(59)
Rating: 5 stars
06/11/2008
I used the seasonings to a T and marinated for 24 hours. Then in an attempt to make this healthier I grilled them instead of the flour and frying them. Not exactly chicharrones anymore but the flavor was still great. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/04/2010
The 1/2 cup minced garlic made me doubtful! But I made it because this was a food I enjoyed in Dominican Republic - great beach food & great for a late night snack on the "Malecon" (main road along the ocean)! I followed it exactly except I made up a version of the Goya Sazon seasoning based on its label's ingredients. (I love Goya's products but their Sazon is mostly MSG salt & artificial colorants!!) I WILL make it again next time with Sazon & I WILL update this review with the results & hopefully give it more stars. (To those concerned about the rum in this know that recipes having alcohol which are then cooked means the alcohol will evaporate.) UPDATE: I made this a 2nd time exactly as written using Goya's Sazon this time & Daisy Martinez' Dry Adobo seasoning blend (from another site) - except I did let it marinate about 20 hours. The 2-inch chunks were fried at 300 F for 3 minutes. When eaten freshly hot it was steamy & the rum's flavor was obvious but the garlic was not overwhelming. We did prefer it at room temperature. It is very tasty in its own right but tasted nothing at all like all the Chicharrones de Pollo I had in Dominican Rep. The only similarity was the fried flour coating but I remember a thicker & seasoned coating so try some chunks double dipped in seasoned flour. Even though Dom. Rep. is a rum producer I know they don't use rum in the Chicharrones' marinade. I'll still give this 4-1/2 stars as it was very tasty in its own right. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/19/2008
I made this recipe last night for my 3 roommates and they loved it! It was great! Next time i make it i might use a little less rum but it was delicious nonetheless!! I made white rice with it and boiled it in chicken broth instead of water....added a lot of flavor! Thanks for the recipe:) Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/17/2009
Really good stuff. A different twist on fried chicken. I'm new to this type of cooking but really liked this. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/17/2009
This recipe was SO good thanks so much for sharing! I only had time to marinate it for about 1.5 hours it turned out delicious! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/09/2010
Great recipe! My Husband is Dominican and he said that it reminded him of DR. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/08/2009
I loved this. This is really authentic. I am Dominican so I know. I did this for my american in laws and they loved it. My husband likes it too and helps me cook it at home. Read More
(10)
Rating: 1 stars
12/07/2010
I did the recipe step by step and did not come out as expected. The only way I was able to enhance the flavour was with Lime (lots of it). Read More
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