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Jollibee Chicken Joy Recipe

Enjoy Jollibee chicken joy without going to Jollibee with this home-made recipe.
Prep Time15 mins
Active Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: chicken, chicken joy, jollibee
Cost: 10


  • Deep frying pan
  • Mixing bowl
  • Tongs
  • Plate
  • Cooking stove


Breading Ingredients

  • 1 cup All-purpose flour
  • 1 cup Corn starch
  • 1 tsbp Five spice powder Composed of fennel seeds, star anise, cloves, Chinese cinnamon, Sichuan pepper. You can get this at the spices section in the supermarket. We recommend McCormick, Dynasty and Frontier brands.
  • 1 tbsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Fine salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper

Main Ingredients

  • 2 kg Fresh chicken meat Preferably drumstick and breast cuts
  • 4 cups Cooking oil Preferably canola or vegetable oil for deep frying


  • Place chicken meat in a bowl and rub each piece with salt and pepper to coat them evenly.
  • Prepare the deep frying pan and heat oil to about 175°C.
  • Create the breading in a mixing bowl, combining flour, corn starch, five spice powder, garlic powder and salt. Use fork or similar utensil to evenly combine the breading ingredients.
  • Coat each piece of chicken with breading evenly, including the part underneath chicken skin.
  • Place a batch of 4 or 5 pieces of chicken into the heated oil in the frying pan, ensuring that oil is evenly coated on each chicken piece guarantees crispiness.
  • On medium fire, cook chicken for about 15 minutes.
  • Place cooked chicken immediately in a paper towel or kitchen rack to remove excess oil.
  • Serve and enjoy.


Jollibee chicken joy isn’t just an answer to our craving but every bite takes us back to our humble beginnings when our parents bring us to a Jollibee outlet on a Sunday after church, share wonderful times with friends and classmates back in school. Thus, Jollibee evokes plenty of memories, on top of uniquely Filipino taste.