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Black pepper salted baked chicken

I made this black pepper salted baked chicken over the weekend and it's a bit similar to our famous Ipoh Salted baked chicken but this is with added black pepper.  It's very simple to prepare as the ingredients are all pre-mixed and all you need to do is to marinate the chicken and then either bake or steam it.  The pre-mix spices come with a piece of foil and with instructions on the back of the packet as well.

I used 3 free range chicken legs and 2 wings.

When I made this the first time, I just marinated the chicken and steamed it.  It wasn't so tasty, steamed.  So this time around, I marinated the chicken, kept it in the fridge overnight and after steaming, I grilled the chicken for about 8 mins. on each side and it was just ........... heavenly!  Very aromatic!

During our recent blogger meet up, Elin of Elinluv's Tidbits Corner gave each of us a packet of the original Ipoh salted chicken spice mix which is without black pepper.  Haven't made that yet but will do so soon.  Do hop over to her blog to take a peep at her yummy chicky post!

I'm submitting this post to  Muhibbah Malaysian Monday hosted by 3 Hungry Tummies.


  1. Hi looks delicious...I prefer it without the black pepper...but just the same, I like it baked...yummy ! Thanks for the mention :)

    1. Hey, momsie, you must try the black pepper one too, after grilling the chicken,it's nice.

  2. I want the drumstick please.....

    1. What a pity you're so far away. The drumstick is finger licking good!

  3. Hi Cheah, looks delicious for a quick and easy dinner. Wonder if I can find that spice here in Singapore?

    1. I suppose you can, perhaps there are other brands.

  4. Cheah, the drumstick looks so good. Must try lah..

    1. Yes, Kimmy you must try, easy job and no greasy kitchen to clean up!

  5. lau hau sui oredi! oh, i didnt know about the black pepper version..but anyhow must try the one that elin gave..

    1. Oh yes, you can try both and see which one you prefer.

  6. I have tried the steamed version before, very delicious! Didn't know can bake too! Looks even more delicious than the steamed! Must try one day!

    1. Yes, you can steam or bake. As for me I like to grill it as a finale!

  7. That looks very delicious. I thought it was fried. Good idea to steam and then grill. Does it taste salty? Must be really good with rice.

    1. Not very salty, if you find the spices too much for your needs, reduce it and keep the balance for future use. And, I shredded the leftover to make a sandwich.

  8. Delicious! perfect for a cold winter night :) may I use this for MM?

  9. Hi Cheah, delicious drumstick, it look sooo good! I have not try the black pepper version. Anyway I've not seen this pre mix in JB, will look around supermarket when I buy my groceries.

    Have a nice weekend.

    1. I'm not sure whether this is available in the supermart, I bought it from the Chinese medical shop.


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