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Korean Chicken Strips Experiment - Test Kitchen

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Hot and crispy Korean style chicken strips in a sweet and spicy gochujang hot sauce. I first sampled this delicious Korean take on fried chicken at a street festival this past summer. I knew at some point in time, I had to try to make it at home. That time is now. Lets cook!
Ingredients
For the fried chicken strips
  Chicken breasts 2 Medium, cut into strips
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For coating the chicken strips)
  Eggs 2 Medium, beaten (For coating the chicken strips)
  Panko breadcrumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs) (use as needed)
For the sauce
  Sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
  Gochujang 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Honey 1 Tablespoon
  Hot water 4 Tablespoon (Use as required)
  Salt To Taste (If required)
For garnish
  Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon
For frying
  Oil 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (or more if needed For deep frying)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a cast iron skillet, heat up some oil up to a couple of inches deep.
2. In the meanwhile, dredge the chicken strips, by coating it with first with flour, then egg and then the panko breadcrumbs.
3. Slide in the pieces of chicken into the hot oil and fry them until golden brown or until internal temperature reaches 180 degree F . Set them aside.
4. In a large mixing bowl, prepare the sauce by adding sesame oil, gochujang, soy sauce, honey and some hot water. Add few drops of the hot water at a time till the desired consistency is achieved.
5. Once the sauce is ready, add the fried chicken strips to it and toss until they are well coated with the sauce.

SERVING
6. Serve the chicken strips garnished with a sprinkle of sesame seeds.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Korean
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
2
If you looking to spice up the bland and boring crumbed fried chicken strips, watch MrJingjong aka Jay turn them into hot and crispy Korean style chicken strips glazed with a sweet and spicy gochujang sauce. This delicious Korean take on fried chicken is perfect for your Super Bowl parties or for any party or weekend night. They are spicy hot and delicious!

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