How To Make Restaurant-Style Quick Fried Chicken Without Marination In Under 30 Mins

This is a quick and easy recipe of crispy fried chicken.


  • Craving for restaurant-like fried chicken?
  • Make this crispy fried chicken legs in under 30 mins.
  • This recipe excludes the marination process for a quick snack.

There may be times when you crave for a particular food and just can’t settle for anything else. Earlier, we could just go out to a restaurant or order in whatever we wanted to eat. But, now due to lockdown, we have to fetching everything we want from our own kitchen. Fried chicken lollipop is one of the best snacks that we love to order at a restaurant. The crunchy, crumbly skin enclosing juicy and soft chicken inside is something we all love. We can always make restaurant-like fried chicken at home, but it usually requires marination, which means we have to plan this meal in advance. However, for sudden craving that is not ready to subside and wait for those many hours, this recipe could really work.

Here is a fried chicken recipe that makes the same crispy chicken that we get in restaurants and can be made without leaving it to marinate for hours. This is a quick and easy recipe that you can make in less than 30 minutes!

You have to roast the chicken legs with spices in a pan for about 15 minutes. Coat it with a batter and bread crumbs and deep fry. This 3-step cooking process can be covered in minutes, including prep time! You have to make it to believe it.

(Also Read: KFC Style Fried Chicken Recipe You Must Try At Home)

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You can make crispy fried chicken just like what you get in restaurants. 

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Crispy Fried Chicken Legs Recipe:


4 chicken legs

1 small onion

Salt to taste

Black pepper to taste

Half tbsp ginger garlic paste

Juice of half lemon

2 teaspoons oil for roasting

Oil for frying

1 egg

11/2 -2cups bread crumbs

Half teaspoon red chilli powder

Half teaspoon oregano


Step 1 – Wash the chicken legs. With the help of a knife, make deep gashes all over the chicken flesh of the drumsticks so that it can absorb the spices quickly.

Step 2 – Mix the drumsticks with paste of 1 onion (grated or ground). Add salt, black pepper, lemon juice, ginger garlic paste, 2 teaspoons oil, and mix well.

Step 3 – Roast the chicken along with the spice mixture for around 15 minutes till all the sides are well roasted. Let them cool down for few minutes.

Step 4 – Whisk 1 egg, add salt, red chilli powder and oregano to it. Dip the roasted chicken legs in the egg mixture and immediately coat them with bread crumbs.

Step 5 – Shake off excess bread crumbs and deep fry the chicken legs till they turn golden brown. Remember, to fry on medium flame so that you get enough time to cook the insides of the chicken properly.

This quick and easy fried chicken is perfect snack to make in the evening when you are all tuckered out, either working or lazing around, and only good food like this can get you back in good mood.

About Neha GroverLove for reading roused her writing instincts. Neha is guilty of having a deep-set fixation with anything caffeinated. When she is not pouring out her nest of thoughts onto the screen, you can see her reading while sipping on coffee.

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