How To Cook The Best Korean Fried Chicken

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Best Korean Fried Chicken Recipe

An Asian frying technique that makes the coat thin and almost transparent. It is most of the time coated with sticky, spicy, and sweet sauce.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Korean
Keyword Chicken recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 538kcal
Cost $5-20



  • 1 kg Chicken breasts skinless and boneless
  • 1/4 cup Flour
  • 2 pcs Eggs beaten
  • 1/2 cup Corn starch
  • 2 cups Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Ground black pepper


  • 1/3 cup Gochujang chili paste
  • 1/4 cup Rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp Soy sauce


  • 1 tsp Sesame seeds


Chicken and coat

  • Prepare beaten egg, put the flour in a bowl, and corn starch in a different bowl.
  • Season chicken breasts with salt and ground black pepper.
  • Coat the chicken first with flour, next dip chicken into the beaten egg, and lastly, roll chicken onto the corn starch.
  • Do the same procedure with the remaining chicken breast, and place it on a tray.

For the Sauce

  • In a bowl, mix gochujang chili paste, brown sugar, and soy sauce. Mix until well incorporated.

Frying the Chicken

  • Heat oil in a pan and fry chicken breasts until both sides turned golden brown.
  • After frying all chicken, mix the gochujang mixture onto the fried chicken in a bowl. Mix until chicken breasts are well coated.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve hot and enjoy!


Calories: 538kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 55g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 162mg | Sodium: 1090mg | Potassium: 962mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 2mg
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