Korean Fried Chicken - Crispy Saucy Chicken

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May. 13, 2018

This double fried Chicken is crispy and smothered in an authentic Korean sauce.


Boneless chicken thighs 1 1/2 Kilogram
Ground ginger 2 Tablespoon
Shaoxing wine 3 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste
Cornstarch 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Oil 3 Cup (48 tbs)
For the sauce:
Ketchup 3 Tablespoon
Gochujang 2 Tablespoon ((or Chilli Pepper paste))
Minced garlic 2 Tablespoon
Honey 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Sugar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Soya sauce 2 Tablespoon
Sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste
Sesame seeds 5 Tablespoon
Chopped spring onion greens 5 Tablespoon



1.Cut the chicken into strips, 3 or 4 pieces per thigh.

2.Marinate the chicken with the Shaoxing wine, ginger, salt and pepper and leave for 30 mins.


3.Dip the pieces of chicken in cornstarch and deep fry.

4.Make a slurry with some cornstarch and water and add some pepper.

5.Dip the chicken in this slurry and deep fry for the second time.

6.Add all the sauce ingredients together and bring to the boil.


7.Pour this over the crispy chicken, garnish with sesame seeds and spring onion leaves and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 50 Minutes
Ready In: 50 Minutes
Servings: 5