Crispy Spiced Fried Chicken Ribs in Brown Rice Flake Crumb

Time to dig out the deep fryer, because we are re-creating the classic fried chicken, but with a recipe that is gluten free! Our Crispy Spiced Fried Chicken is rolled in Brown Rice Flakes, desiccated coconut and spices to give a sweet yet smoky flavour. Utilising rice flakes holds the crunch when cooked and doesn’t goes soggy! An excellent addition to your BBQ's or the perfect indulgent at-home movie snack. 

Serves: 4 | Prep Time: 30 mins | Cook Time: 20 mins


- 500g Chicken Ribs
- 50ml Lime Juice 
- 50ml Water
- 10g Salt 
- 10g Smoked Paprika 
- 10g Cumin Powder 
- 10g Coriander Powder 
- 5g Black Pepper, finely ground
- 50g Cornflour
- 50g Rice Flour

Brown Rice Flake Crumb:

- 500g Forbidden® Organic Gluten Free Brown Rice Flakes
- 100g Desiccated Coconut
- 1Litre Vegetable Oil, for frying 

Preparation method:

  1. Mix water, lime juice and salt in medium size bowl, until salt is dissolved.
  2. Marinate the chicken in the juice mix let sit for 15 mins. 
  3. Whisk together remaining dry ingredients (except the crumb ingredients) in a large mixing bowl.
  4. Add chicken to dry ingredients and mix together to cover chicken with sticky paste.

To crumb:

  1. Place rice flakes and coconut on a baking tray. With a rolling pin, roll to crush rice flakes until a chunky crumb.
  2. Roll the sticky chicken in the rice flake mix and set aside on a paper lined plate.

To fry:

  1. Heat vegetable oil to 170 degrees in a shallow sided pot to ensure chicken will be submerged.
  2. One at a time, carefully place chicken into hot oil using tongs, until base of pot is covered. Make sure not to overcrowd the pot.
  3. Cook for 3 minutes or till golden and cooked through. You can check your chicken by removing a piece and cutting it open to check its white. Cooked chicken will pull apart easily.
  4. Remove from the oil and place into a bowl lined with kitchen paper towel to absorb excess oil.
  5. Repeat the process till all the chicken is cooked 

To Serve:

Place fried chicken onto a platter with a bowl of dipping sauce, aioli or mayonnaise. Serve hot with crispy lettuce, pickles and cucumber slices.


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