Spicy Korean Fried Chicken

My family doesn’t even ask for regular fried chicken since we started making korean fried chicken.

Spicy Korean Fried Chicken

Spicy Korean Fried Chicken

This recipe was adapted from Maangchi

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs chicken pieces
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 2 tbsp powered sugar
  • 1 tsp black pepper, ground
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • For Sauce
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup tomato ketchup
  • 1/3 cup rice syrup, honey, or corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup hot pepper paste, less if you lack heat tolerance
  • 1 tbsp apple vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds

Instructions

  1. Rinse chicken in cold water. Drain and shake off excess water.
  2. In a large bowl combine all purpose and rice flour with salt, pepper, baking soda and powdered sugar. Mix well.
  3. Lightly beat your egg and add it to dry mixture. Add chicken pieces and mix well with your hands until all the chicken is coated.
  4. Heat 6-7 cups of oil in a wok or frying pan and heat until oil bubbles when chicken is added (about 350-375 F).
  5. Fry for about 10 minutes until chicken is lightly browned Remove from oil on to a grate where oil can drain from chicken. Let them rest for a few minutes.
  6. Fry them again for another 10 minutes until all pieces are golden brown and crunchy.
  7. Sauce Time - Make while chicken is frying
  8. Add 1 Tbsp Canola oil and minced garlic into a pan over medium heat
  9. Add ketchup, rice syrup, hot pepper past and vinegar to pan and simmer for 7 minutes stirring frequently.
  10. Keep warm until chicken is ready
  11. Add twice fried chicken to sauce or together in a large bowl and stir gently with a wooden spoon.
  12. Sprinkle with roasted sesame seeds and server with warm rice.
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