What’s cookin’: Marmite Chicken made easy

While not everyone’s cup of tea, many do enjoy the odd Marmite sandwich – two slices of bread and butter with a thin smattering of Marmite as a spread. Others stir in a little Marmite into their porridge for an added boost in taste.

For those who simply cannot tolerate the idea of eating a Marmite sandwich or having it in their porridge, there are other ways to enjoy this glossy, thick black spread made from yeast extract.

Sembang’s Marmite Chicken is a lip-smacking bite, to be enjoyed either with rice and a combination of other dishes or simply as a bite with a refreshing drink. Either way, it’s easy to make and delicious to eat.


  • 1 tsp Marmite
  • 1 tsp Maltose
  • 1 tsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp Maggi seasoning
  • Chicken cut into bite pieces
  • Oil


  • Place oil in a wok on medium high heat.
  • Fry chicken pieces until golden brown. Set aside.
  • Stir Marmite, maltose and Maggi seasoning until well combined, and pour into wok. Simmer for about five minutes or until sauce gets thick.
  • Lower heat, then add chicken to thickened sauce and stir-fry until each piece is coated with the dark sauce.
  • Serve.

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