Cantonese Crispy Chicken

Jab Ji Gai

Preparation info
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Eileen Yin-fei Lo's New Cantonese Cooking

By Eileen Yin-Fei Lo

Published 1988

  • About

In Canton there is a very famous restaurant, Bun Kai, also called Pan Xi, that has been in business since I was a young girl. I remember being taken there by my aunts, and I also remember that one of my favorite dishes there was Jah Ji Gai. On a recent visit to Canton I went to the restaurant, and one of Canton’s, and China’s, more famous chefs, Fan Hawn Hung (referred to in his kitchen as Uncle Number Seven), shared his recipe for this crisp chicken dish with me. It