Korean fried chicken

The best Korean fried chicken recipe, a great, simple and quick Korean fried chicken recipe to try. Crunchy fried chicken korean style, this is a quick recipe that everyone will love, it also called yangnyeom tongdak or seasoned fried chicken.


  • 1.5 kg of chicken
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • potato starch powder
  • flour
  • sweet rice flour
  • egg
  • baking soda
  • canola oil
  • garlic
  • ketchup
  • hot pepper paste
  • rice syrup
  • apple vinegar


  1. Rinse chunks of chicken in cold water. Drain.
  2. Add 1 ts ground black pepper and 1 ts kosher salt
  3. Add ½ cup potato starch powder, ¼ cup all-purpose flour, ¼ cup sweet rice flour, 1 ts baking soda, and 1 egg
  4. Mix well by hand and completely coat the chicken.
  5. Put 6-7 cups of canola oil in a wok or frying pan and heat it up.
  6. After it’s heated for about 7-8 minutes, test if the oil is ready by dipping a sample chunk of chicken into the oil. If the oil bubbles, it’s the right temperature to start frying.
  7. Fry the chicken chunks for 10 minutes over high heat.
  8. Take them out of the oil and shake them off in a strainer. Let them sit for a few minutes
  9. Fry them again for another 10 minutes until all pieces look golden brown and are crunchy outside.
  10. Put 1 tbs canola oil and 4 cloves of minced garlic into a heated pan,
  11. Add 1/3 cup tomato ketchup, 1/3 cup rice syrup, ¼ cup hot pepper paste, 1 tbs apple vinegar and simmer the mixture for about about 7 minutes. Keep your heat low and be sure not to burn the sauce.
  12. Turn off the heat and wait until the chicken is done
  13. Reheat the sauce.
  14. Put the freshly fried chicken into the sauce and gently mix it up with a wooden spoon.
  15. Sprinkle some roasted sesame seeds over top and serve hot or warm.