There's been quite a lot of hype recently about Korean Chicken and Street Snacks, especially with the Korean Drama Wave on TV. I happened to chance by BBQ Chicken, a Korean restaurant-style fast food with their signature healthier Olive Oil Chicken.



They are a restaurant-style fast food eatery, similar to Pizza Hut, so prices are a little steep for fast food. I ordered their Crispy Olive Chicken (Original) set [around $12], which comes with 2 pieces Chicken, some Potato Wedges, Coleslaw and Soft Drink. Look at the delightful packaging! (:



The price may be twice KFC's, but definitely much, much better. The chicken here is of good quality, plump and oh-so-juicy! The batter is very crispy, yet not salty or oily. It might not be as flavourful as most fried chicken, but it suits me perfectly. There is a tinge of spice just enough to tickle the tastebuds! (: I was very, very impressed. This has got to be the best deep-fried chicken I've had yet!

I'm not too sure about risk factors regarding deep-frying foods in olive oil-- there has been some health issues about the low smoking-point of olive oil (BBQ Chicken claims they use extra virgin!!) But I think it's still better than frying in hydrogenated oils.

June Update: I tried taking it away to eat (in the ward!!) but sadly, it was far, far inferior to when I last had it on the spot. Don't da-bao this! The chicken loses its crispyness and juicyness. Best eaten on the spot!!

8 Grange Road
#B1-04/05 Cathay Cineleisure Orchard


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3 comments:

didally said...

Wow, this deep fried chicken looks very yummy! Where's their location? Would like to try this. =)

XY said...

Oh right I forgot to put the address!

8 Grange Road
#B1-04/05 Cathay Cineleisure Orchard

It's at the basement near the escalator.

didally said...

Thks!