Chicken Tapa

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Chicken tapa recipe is the chicken version of that popular dish. Just like beef tapa, this chicken dish may be enjoyed any time of the day. It is easy to make and a big hit every time you make it for your family. 

Chicken Tapa Recipe


  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1 can (355 mL) ginger ale
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 head garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • Vegetable oil for frying

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Optional step: Put the chicken thigh between two pieces of plastic wrap and pound it out on both sides with the flat side of a meat tenderizer. Repeat with the remaining chicken pieces. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl or Ziploc bag, combine ingredients for the marinade. Add chicken, cover or seal and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  3. Remove meat from the marinade and drain well. Pat chicken pieces dry with paper towels.
  4. Pan fry meat, in batches in hot oil until brown.
  5. Serve with steamed rice and slices of tomatoes, cucumber and vinegar dipping sauce on the side.

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Chicken Tapa

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