Mar Far Chicken Recipe

Mar far chicken recipe is a delicious North African dish that is very popular across the globe. This mouthwatering chicken recipe is full of flavour and easy to prepare. 

Usually, mar far chicken is prepared with fresh ingredients. It could be an easy recipe for your delicious dinner time. This recipe is a good source of iron, protein, fat, calcium, sodium, potassium, carbohydrate, cholesterol, fat, and calories. 

Mar Far Chicken Recipe

Mar Far Chicken Recipe

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Recipe by Lindsay G. Cabral Cuisine: North AfricanDifficulty: Easy


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Mar Far Chicken Recipe
This chicken recipe is a favourite dish for kids. Kids love to have this chicken as their snack or tiffin. Let’s look at how to prepare the Mar far chicken recipe.  


  • 2 kg vegetable oil for frying the chicken (reduce or increase the amount of oil according to your measurement)

  • Ingredients List for chicken marination
  • 450g chicken breast

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • A little bit of white pepper

  • ¼ cup of water

  • 1 tbsp cooking wine (optional)

  • Ingredients for Breading
  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • One egg

  • 1 cup of water

  • A little bit of white pepper

  • 1 tbsp baking powder

  • ¼ cup of corn starch

  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil

  • 1 ¼ cup of flour

  • Ingredients List for Sauce
  • 10 cups of water

  • 2 valencia orange

  • 1 lemon

  • 2 to 3 slices of ginger

  • 1 cup of vinegar

  • 2 cups of sugar

  • 1 ¼ cup of ketchup

  • ¼ cup of corn starch

  • 1 tsp tomato shades

  • Tools
  • Chopping board 

  • Knife

  • Mixing bowl

  • Spoon

  • Cooking pan

  • Frying dish

  • Strainer

  • Stand mixer

  • Toothpick

how to make Mar Far Chicken

  •  Make the sauce: Cut orange, lemon, and ginger in a thin round shape. Boil them with water. After a few minutes of boiling, take a bowl and strain the juice with a strainer. Then add vinegar, sugar, and ketchup with the liquid. Use 1 tsp tomato shades to make the sauce more colourful. 
    Make the sauce
  • Boil the sauce: To make the sauce thicker, boil them in a medium cooking pot. In a separate small bowl, put 1 tbsp potato or corn starch. Then add 2 tbsp water and mix them well. Then slowly pour this mix into the sauce and, with a spoon, continuously stir the sauce. 
    Boil the sauce
  •  Cut the chicken: Take a chicken breast and cut them into medium small slices. Try to cut them by about 1 inch or 2.5 centimetres.Cut the chicken
  • Marinate the chicken: In another mixing bowl, put 450g chicken breast, then gradually add all other ingredients, including 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp garlic powder, a little bit of white pepper, and ¼ cup of water. Mix the chicken with all of these ingredients. The water will make your chicken breast moist and juicy. Then wrap the container with a plastic film wrap and refrigerate it for about 30 minutes to 1 hour. 
    Marinate the chicken
  • Make the batter: In a stand, mix container put 1 egg, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp garlic powder, 1 cup of water, a little bit of white pepper, 1 tbsp baking powder, ¼ cup of corn starch, 3 tbsp vegetable oil, and 1 ¼ cup of flour. Mix them until they become a smooth batter. 
    Make the batter
  • Mix the batter with chicken: Take out your chicken from the refrigerator and remove the wrap from the container. Then pour the flour batter over the chicken. Mix them well with your hand. Keep them aside. 
    Mix the batter with chicken
  • Fry the chicken: Place a large frying dish on the stove and pour vegetable oil into it. Turn on the stove and wait until the oil heat perfectly. Heat the oil to 370F/187C. By using a skewer or toothpick, put each piece of the chicken into the hot oil. Make sure to move the chicken continuously. After 1 to 2 minutes, remove the chicken from the oil. You need to fry this chicken twice to make its skin crispier. 
    Fry the chicken
  • Fry the chicken twice: After a few seconds, put the chicken back in the oil. Move the chicken continuously and fry them until they become golden brown. After a few minutes, take the chicken out of the oil. 
    Fry the chicken twice
  •  Serve the chicken: Allow the chicken to cool down at room temperature before serving. Enjoy the chicken fry by dipping them into the sauce. Enjoy this mar far chicken with your friends and family. 
    Serve the chicken

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  • What to serve with mar far chicken recipe? Mar far chicken is delicious, but to make it a complete dish, you can serve it with different dishes, including white rice, cream cheese wontons, fried rice, and chow mein.
  • If you have any leftover sauce, you should save it in an airtight container in the refrigerator. You can serve this sauce with wontons, chicken nuggets, egg rolls, and spring rolls. 

Nutrition Information

Cholesterol102 mg

Final Verdict

Do you like this recipe? It is a healthy, delicious recipe. You can add this mar far chicken recipe to your nutritional diet chart. Leave your opinion about this recipe in the comment section below. 

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