Crunchy Korean Fried Chicken Recipe

Korean fried chicken is a favorite worldwide. The chicken is fried until golden brown and extremely crunchy. The chicken is then coated with a thick sauce that is usually a combination of sweet, spicy, and sour. The secret to that famous crunch is by double frying the chicken.

This recipe shows you how to easily prepare Korean-style fried chicken at home. These chicken wings are perfect for watching a game, a movie, or simply having friends over.


• 3.5 pounds of chicken wings
• Half a tsp of salt
• Half a tsp of ground black pepper
• 1 tsp of minced ginger
• 2/3 cup of potato or corn starch
• 1/3 cup of peanuts
• 4 cloves of minced garlic
• 3 to 4 large dried red chili peppers
• 1/4 cup of soy sauce
• Half a cup of rice or corn syrup
• 1 tbsp of white vinegar
• 1 tbsp of mustard
• 1 tbsp of brown sugar
• 1 tbsp of sesame seeds
• Grapeseed oil


This recipe takes 30 minutes to make. Serves 4 to 5.

Rinse and drain the chicken wings. Remove the tip of the wing, and then cut the wing in half.
Season the chicken with salt, ginger, and black pepper. Mix until coated.
Dip the chicken wings in potato starch.
Pour oil in a deep pan. Let the oil heat up for 7 to 8 minutes on high heat.
Cook chicken wings for 12 to 13 minutes.
Fry the wings twice.
To prepare the sauce, use a non-stick skillet and place over medium heat.
Pour cooking oil and sauté minced garlic and chopped dried red chili pepper.
Add soy sauce, rice syrup, vinegar, and mustard. Stir and let bubble for a few minutes.
Add brown sugar and stir. Remove from the heat.
Dip the peanuts in the cooking oil used for the chicken for30 seconds.
In a large bowl, pour the sauce over the chicken wings. Stir until well coated.
Sprinkle peanuts and sesame seeds.

Ideas And Tips:

• You can use maple syrup as a substitute for rice syrup.

Crunchy Korean Fried Chicken Recipe
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