9 Crusty Places for Crisp-Worthy Fried Chickens In Penang

Crispy Fried Chickens incoming

We often think of fast food restaurants when someone mentions fried chicken. Some might suggest the night market and some prefer the street stalls. However, most of them will find it difficult to tell you where it’s located at and it usually starts with ” Uhhh, it’s opposite the where where where then take a left turn, ya, right in front”. Don’t worry with that now as you have us, Penang Foodie, who will guide you into the little world of worthy fried chickens in Penang.

9 Spots For Finger-Licking Fried Chickens

1. Prawn Sauce Fried Chicken

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Prawn Sauce Fried Chicken at Macallum Street Night Market has been quite popular among visitors. As the name suggests, the chickens are not just coated with plain flour batter, but coated with prawn sauce before fried. Although fried chicken is the highlight of the stall, other fried snacks being sold are fairly popular too! The crispiness and juiciness are the best of both worlds, best to be eaten while still warm.

Address: Lintang Macallum 1, Pengkalan Weld, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Operating Hours: Monday & Thursday 7 PM – 11 PM

Contact Number: N/A

2. Rosli Nasi Ayam

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This stall might seem like an ordinary chicken rice stall but their giant fried chicken has never failed to amaze Penangites. This stall sells more than a hundred fried chickens every day and people will never get bored with their homemade sambal and sauce. You do have a choice to go for a smaller one if you’re looking to have a moderate portion.

Address: Lorong Kulit, George Town, 10460 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Operating Hours: 8:30 AM – 3 PM (Opens Daily)

Contact Number016-433 2517

3. Mctucky Fried Chicken

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This stall is known to most of the high schoolers in Penang for its fried snacks and fried chickens. High school students would often gather up and buy fried chicken and snacks from him after school. He usually goes around waiting for students, but you can definitely spot him after schools at Chung Ling High School’s hind door ( C Gate). Despite his moving stall with a bike, he carries lots of frozen snacks and fry-ready chickens, do not worry about freshness as he’ll be frying them on the spot.

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Address: Jalan Sekolah La Salle, 11400 Air Itam, Penang ( More unknown locations )

Operating Hours: 9 AM – 6 PM ( Hours might differ )

Contact Number: N/A

4. Thai Style Fried Chicken

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This stall sells Thai style chickens that make you forget there’s a thing called dipping sauce. The mixed sensation of a  hint of Belacan and Thai marinate takes your taste buds out of Malaysia until your next bite. Don’t mind the relatively smaller sizes, as they are mostly meaty and boneless.

Photo: Penang Foodie

Address: 27-75, Medan Angsana, Bandar Baru Ayer Itam, 11500 Ayer Itam, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Operating Hours: Wednesday, 6 PM – 11:30 PM

Contact Number: –

5. Street Fried Chicken

Photo: Street Fried Chicken

Street Fried Chicken has been selling addictive snacks among locals and they’re not stopping! Fried chickens with extreme tenderness are sold every day. If you’re not a big fan of normal fried chickens, they have it on satay sticks as well.

Photo: Street Fried Chicken

Address: Jalan Permatang Pauh, Permatang Pauh 13500, Penang

Operating Hours: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM (Close on Friday)

Contact Number: 013-576 2766

6. Ayam Goreng RM1

Photo: Ayam Goreng RM1 Penang

Ayam Goreng RM1 Penang sells their super-duperlicious fried chicken as low as RM1! They’re very sincere with their services and hope customers enjoy their fried chickens. With just RM1 you will be sold with amazingly crusty fried chickens. They are currently selling at Kampung Baru, Sungai Ara and will be closing on 4th of June 2019 (4/6/2019). Fred not, as they’ll reopen at a new location after Hari Raya, which will be announced on their page!

Photo: Ayam Goreng RM1 Penang

Address: Kampung Baru, Sungai Ara, Penang (Persiaran Mayang Pasir, Taman Gedung Heights, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang)

Operating Hours: 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM (Until Buka Puasa)

Contact Number: 013-406 3095

7. Fried Chicken in Penang

Photo: Penang Sempoi

This uncle sells his fried chicken with a stall behind his truck. The fried chickens are always golden and big. Makes you crave just by staring at it. You’ll find the stall surrounded by many customers because he does not stay at the same place for business every day. He rotates his schedule by selling at 5 different places every week. Make sure you find yourself waiting at the correct place and pick your favorite parts of the chicken!

Photo: Penang Sempoi

Address:  Monday, Taman Tun Sardon, Gelugor
Tuesday, Taman Sri Nibong
Wednesday, Batu Lancang
Friday, Kg.Jawa, Bayan Baru
Saturday, Taman Nusantara, Sungai Pinang
Close on Sunday and Thursday is uncertain

Operating Hours: –

Contact Number: –

8. Belacan Fried Chicken

Photo: Bob Tan

Fried chickens are favorites to most of the Foodies out there but there’s also countless that likes to eat Belacan Fried Chicken! Worry not as this stall is located at Kimberly Street and seeks for customers almost every night. The chicken breasts taste amazing but it’s drier. If you’re hunting for juicy parts, you should definitely go for the thighs and wings for maximum satisfaction. Do not procrastinate as all the chickens are always fast-selling and might finish his business early. Foodies, let’s go!

Photo: Kelvin Tong

Address: Kimberly Street, Lebuh Kimberley, Georgetown, 10400 George Town, Penang

Operating Hours: 6 PM – 11 PM (Close on Friday)

Contact Number016-451 5007

9. Raffe Nasi Kandar

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There are tons of Nasi Kandar stalls out there but this one sells one of the most delicious fried chickens in town! Despite its softer look, it’s actually very very crispy and juicy at the same time. Their fired chickens are always smoking hot and fresh because customers are always filling up the spaces and they have to fry more until they run out of chickens.

Photo: amieliyahna1

Address: No. 295, Burma Road, Pulau Tikus, Georgetown, Penang

Operating Hours: 24hours (Opens Daily)

Contact Number04-228 8466


Fried Chickens in Penang are Amazing!

Fried chickens are all over the world and Penang has one of the best amongst. We’re lucky to have so many choices in Penang and all of them are amazing! Be sure to try them out and leave your thoughts in the comments section right below!



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