How To Make Korean Style Chicken Nuggets - Sweet And Spicy

Juicy, crispy, sticky, sweet and spicy Korean style chicken nuggets that are easy to make at home.


Chicken breasts 2 , cubed
Cornstarch 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Pepper To Taste
Salt To Taste
Coconut oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)
Cloves 3 Clove (15 gm) , minced
Ginger 2 Teaspoon , freshly grated
Korean pepper flakes 1 Teaspoon
Soy 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Apple cider 2 Tablespoon
Orange 1/2 , juiced
Crushed nuts To Taste
Sesame seeds To Taste



1. Combine all the ingredients for the sauce and simmer until it reduces by half and set aside.

2. Dredge the chicken in the cornstarch seasoned with salt and pepper. Make sure your chicken is at room temperature.

3. Bring the oil to 350 degrees and fry in batches.

4. Blot off an excess oil then toss each piece in the reduced sauce.


5. Garnish with nuts and sesame seeds and serve with danmuji {radish} pickles.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 953Calories from Fat 293

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.8%

Saturated Fat 20 g100%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 333 mg13.88%

Total Carbohydrates 106 g35.3%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 58 g

Protein 57 g114%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet