There's a fairly new place in BF Homes, Paranaque that offers pressure-fried chicken and pork. From Baliwag and Andok's to Chicboy, the chicken/pork duo specialty is now being offered by Crisprito.
This time, their version is of the pressure-fried kind. They have these specially made massive pressure fryers that fry the meat to a crisp while retaining its juices at the same time.
A display glass case seated on one end of the counter boasts of resting breaded whole chickens and several of the detached poultry parts. While waiting for my orders, I started taking photos of the place. As I was clicking away, an utterly delicious smell -- one that could only come from a sebum-laden meat -- guided my nose back to the counter where I could see the crew chopping the strip of liempo to bite sized pieces.
The Whole Chicken (P198) was served chopped as per my request. It took a lot of self-control not to pluck a piece from the box with that intense aroma dancing in front of your nose. A blaring crunch paves the way for a semi sebaceous skin and a tender meat. The flavor of the meat comes through as the marinade has been applied the day before for higher absorption. Available with their original recipe gravy and creamy garlic sauce, I prefer the originality of the creamy garlic pairing, which lends a contrasting but appealing layer of flavor to the fried chicken.
I've always had a proclivity for liempo over chicken and this version holds no exception. A thunderous crunch is immediately followed by a blanket-soft juicy porcine meat. Though its sound echoes, the crispy skin is surprisingly not hard at all. It easily yields to the grinding of the molars, sending tiny shards of oleaginous goodness all across your mouth. The atchara and the toyomansi/vinegar that comes with it only serve to heighten the sapidity of the meat albeit the liempo can hold its own even without them.
Crisprito is another alternative for pork and chicken lovers, serving meat in a new, innovative (and quite deliciously sebaceous) way. It offers free delivery within BF Homes and a minimum order of P400 for outside locations.
Spot: 116 Aguirre St. BF Homes, Paranaque
Contact No.: 340.2449