Spicy Korean Fried Chicken Recipe

Spicy Korean Fried Chicken Recipe

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How To Make Spicy Korean Fried Chicken

This Korean fried chicken recipe tosses cooked chicken thighs in a sweet and spicy sauce made with Korean red chili paste and rice vinegar.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 2lbchicken thighs,boneless, skinless, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • ¼cupflour
  • 2eggs
  • ½cupcornstarch
  • oil,for frying
  • cupKorean gojuchang red pepper paste
  • 3tbsprice vinegar
  • ¼cupbrown sugar
  • 2tbspsoy sauce
  • 1tspsesame seeds,for garnish


  1. Toss the chicken in the flour, then dredge into the egg, and finally coat in the cornstarch.

  2. In a large glass bowl add the gojuchang, vinegar, brown sugar, and soy sauce and whisk until well combined.

  3. Heat up a heavy-bottomed pan with 3 inches of oil to 375 degrees F.

  4. Fry the chicken for 3 to 4 minutes or until browned and crispy.

  5. Drain the fried chicken and add to the bowl with the sauce.

  6. Toss to combine, garnish with sesame seeds and serve immediately.


  • Calories: 471.93kcal
  • Fat: 29.68g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.55g
  • Trans Fat: 0.15g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.92g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.47g
  • Carbohydrates: 21.00g
  • Fiber: 0.51g
  • Sugar: 6.30g
  • Protein: 27.96g
  • Cholesterol: 201.49mg
  • Sodium: 439.07mg
  • Calcium: 32.28mg
  • Potassium: 385.31mg
  • Iron: 1.62mg
  • Vitamin A: 70.70µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.57mg
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