Pinoy Fried Chicken

INGREDIENTS: 1-½ kg fresh chicken, dressed and sliced into serving pieces 1 tsp ground black pepper 6 tbsp patis (fish sauce) 2 tbsp calamansi juice 1 ½ cups pork lard or vegetable oil (pork lard will make the chicken tastier)
PROCEDURES: 1.Wash and clear the chicken. Pat dry with paper towels. 2.Season the chicken with black pepper, making sure to put some under the loose skin of the chicken. 3.In a bowl, mix the patis and the calamansi juice. Marinate the chicken in this mixture, skin inside down, for 1-2hours, turning over the chicken at regular intervals. 4.In a deep wok or sauce pan, heat the oil to high heat. Carefully put in 3-4pieces of chicken and lower heat. Deep fry the chicken until golden brown. Repeat with remaining chicken. 5.If desired, serve with ketchup and hot sauce.