Anyone who has a child (or children) knows that Fried Chicken is a regular on the lunch table. In ours, it shows up weekly and on time..heehee. Just kidding. Even I, love Fried Chicken and in as much as I would love to avoid it, I couldn’t. It’s too hard to resist. So what I do is I make an adult version of it which is the Fried Chicken Steak, made of chicken breast and without the skin on. I also make sure to fry my chicken in oil with a high smoke point.
The smoke point of an oil is the temperature at which it begins to break down into to glycerol and free fatty acids and lose nutritional value. Coconut Oil is one of the oils that has the highest smoke point and can withstand the high temperature of deep frying. It is suitable to use when frying pork chops, fish, or chicken without losing its nutritional contents.
Here in the Philippines, one of the leading brands of coconut oil for the past 50 years is Minola Coconut Oil. It is rich in LAURIC OIL that helps fight viruses and bacteria. Using it when cooking, will help boost your family’s immunity because it is “MINOLAURIC” (or full of lauric oil). It is also quite affordable making it easy for you to serve delicious and healthy dishes to your family.
In this recipe the gravy is also cooked using Minola Margarine instead of butter, resulting in a delectable and rich sauce just like when butter is used. This gravy is perfect for those with dairy allergies and for those who wants an alternative gravy with less fat and cholesterol.
I served the Fried Chicken Steak with Caramelized White Onions as a side dish and Steamed Rice mixed with Green Peas.
Of course, my daughter Ykaie preferred fried chicken legs and thigh instead of my “Fried Chicken Steak”, And she had plain rice but she loved the gravy!
Below is the recipe…
Fried Chicken Steak and Fried Chicken
- 1 1/2 cup flour
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp pepper
- 1 tbsp granulated garlic
- Minola Coconut Oil for deep frying
- 8 chicken pieces
- 1 chicken breast, deboned and sliced into steak
- In a plate, combine flour, salt, pepper, and granulated garlic. Mix well.
- Dredge chicken pieces and chicken steak in flour mixture and set aside.
- In a wok, heat enough Minola Coconut Oil for deep frying.
- Fry chicken pieces and chicken steak one by one until golden brown.
- Serve with Minola Margarine Gravy (recipe below), caramelized white onions, and steamed rice with green peas.
Minola Margarine Gravy
- 2 tbsp Minola Margarine
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 chicken cube
- 2 tbsp flour
- 21/2 cups water
- In a small pan, heat Minola Margarine.
- Add garlic and let cook for about a minute.
- Add chicken cube and flour and mix until it forms roux.
- Pour in water and bring to a boil.
- Serve with fried chicken and chicken steak above
Sarap papakin niyan
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This is nice sis. Thanks for sharing. Fried chicken is loved. Pero I think I’m the only one who will enjoy the gravy.
I would like to try the gravy, looks yummy!
It is yummy Rose!
Bigla akong nagutom! Ang sarap nang chicken menu na to 🙂
heehee.. I think hilig talaga nating Pinoy ang fried chicken eh.
Now I want it and I made myself a promise at 10:30 last night that everything on the menu today would be light and healthy.
LOL! I also made that promise cquek!
Heard so much about their oil but first time to hear and to know about their margarine. And thanks for the recipe, I can use this with my buttered chicken.
I think few people heard of their margarine..
Ahhh Gravy! Now I must try it with Minola!
Yup, it still tastes rich even with less fat and cholesterol
Staring at the photos makes me want to head straight to the kitchen and cook myself a fried chicken. and the gravy, it looks delicious. Thanks for sharing the recipe 🙂
You are most welcome Angelique.
Minola has been a household name over the years. The chicken steak looks like a really great tummy filler.
Minola continues to be a household name up until now 🙂
I will try this at home or I’ll show this to my dad so he can cook this for me. Hahaha! It’s already 4:29am and looking at the photos made me sooooooo hungry. Midnight craving. I love your blog. I want food. Everything in here looks yummy. Hahaha!
Who doesn’t love Chicken? We all do! Thanks for sharing the recipe
I’m sure kids will love this!
Yes we do! Nobody says no to chicken!
omggg yumm! i love fried chicken! this definitely got me drooling O.O;
Love your recipe 🙂 My daughters favorite is fried chicken and would be happy to prepare this for their lunch.
Thank you so much for sharing this one and I’m going to try this on probably tomorrow na. Hopefully, my kids would approve it pero who says no to chicken diba?
Right! Kids don’t say no to chicken.
Looks good! I’ll cook it up one of these days 😀
Nice recipe! I love chicken and my niece only eats either chicken or fish.
I will ask my mom to try this recipe too
I bet your niece will love this.
These are fairly easy recipes. I like them.
It is and kids love it!
That looks so good. We use Minola Lauric Oil at home too. Never knew it had so many benefits haha! 🙂
Coconut Oil really has a lot of health benefits..
I’ll try the gravy soon! fried chicken tip: after dredging the chicken with the flour mixture, let it stand for 20-30 minutes for crispier outcome 🙂
Thanks for the tips, Mommy Peh!
Ohh~ the gravy looks like something the family will love. I will try this out, too. Grabe, my recipe to-try list is getting longer na! Haha. I love all your dishes!
Thank you Kimberley!
Even though we have three kids we rarely have fried chicken at home. We usually roast our chicken instead and only eat fried chicken sometimes when we eat out. Haha! But, that gravy looks yummy. I didn’t know Minola has margarine. Will definitely be on the look out for it during our next grocery trip. 🙂
You can add it up to so many recipes. I like that it’s made of Coconut oil.
As a kid, I loved fried chicken too! But I haven’t tried minola gravy. I like green peas though wooot 🙂
This is a wonderful combination, i promise you.