Being constantly at home in these couple of weeks, have led many of us to learn to deal with the surge of overwhelming cravings. And what better way to overcome them is to learn how to cook all your favourite food in your kitchen. Today, we’re bringing you to explore this recipe that has trended on Twitter and it’s nothing short of spectacular!
A Step-by-step Recipe For Delicious Spicy Korean Fried Chicken You Can Try At Home
Okay, all of you foodies out there know there’s nothing in this world compared to a plate of irresistible tender fried chicken. What could possibly make it better you ask? Well, how about juicy fried chicken drenched in spicy Korean sauce that you can easily make from scratch! Yes, you don’t need to buy the pre-made Korean spicy sauce from the supermarket.
A Twitter thread by Tengku Fin showing how to make finger-licking good Spicy Korean Fried Chicken has blown up recently. And we’re bringing you through every step on how he does it!
Marinating The Chicken
- 10 pieces of chicken drummets OR 8 drumsticks
- 2 tbsp / inches of ginger
- 8 cloves of garlic
- 1 tbsp black pepper
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 1 pinch of salt
Step 1: Blend all the ingredients together and spread it over the chicken meat evenly
Step 2: Marinate the chicken by placing them in the fridge for at least 30 minutes *Tips: Leave them in for a longer time if you want a more flavourful bite!*
Ingredients for the spicy Korean sauce:
- 3 cloves of garlic
- 2 tbsp of chilli paste
- 4 tbsp of chilli sauce
- 3 tbsp of tomato sauce
- 2 tbsp of honey
- 1 tbsp of lemon juice
Step 1: Sauté garlic and chilli paste with a bit of cooking oil.
Step 2: Pour in chilli sauce, tomato sauce and honey. Mix all of them together in the pan and let it sit for a while. Then, add in the lemon juice into the mix. Finally, put in a dash of salt to taste.
Step 3: You can place the sauce aside to let it cool and work on frying up the chicken next.
The Perfect Fried Chicken
Ingredients for fried chicken flour:
- 1 spoonful of wheat flour
- 1 spoonful of corn flour
Step 1: Mix in both flours together
Step 2: Take out the marinated chicken from the fridge. Then, coat the chicken evenly with the mixed flour.
Step 3: Prepare your wok with hot oil and slowly put in the chicken one by one.
Step 4: Cook chicken till golden brown and drip off any extra oil from the fried chicken.
Step 5: Mix in the spicy sauce with the fried chicken & you’re done!
The Final Product With A Promise Of Finger-Licking Good “KFC”
Taadaa! Here you have it – a plate of Spicy Korean Fried Chicken all made from scratch. You can also top it off with a handful of sesame seeds for it to taste just like the ones in store! Pair it with a bowl of white rice or you can even fry up a basket of fries for the ultimate Korean feast at home. This is definitely the best thing to pair with all that Korean drama you’ve been binging at home.
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