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How to Cook Korean Style Fried Chicken

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Korean
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Manny


  • 1 kilo chicken wings
  • 1 1/2 cups cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups potato starch
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cooking oil for frying

Ingredients for Soy-Garlic Glaze

  • 1 medium size white onion thinly sliced
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup light soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup mirin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 4 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp ginger minced
  • sesame seeds for garnish

Slurry: cornstarch-water mixture:

  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 4 Tbsp water


    How to cook Korean Style Fried Chicken:

    • Wash the chicken wings and remove any remaining feathers and drain.
    • Pat dry the chicken wings and season with salt and pepper.
    • Mix the potato starch and cornstarch to combine. Then dredge the chicken wings.
    • Heat oil in a frying pan and deep fry the chicken wings until golden brown.
    • Drain excess oil by placing them in paper towels. Set aside.
    • To make the soy-garlic glaze, in another pan, combine onion, garlic, brown sugar, soy sauce, mirin, garlic powder and ginger.
    • Heat the pan on medium-low heat and stir until sugar is fully dissolved.
    • Add the slurry to the dissolved sugar mixture and stir until the sauce is slightly thick.
    • Then fry the chicken again and drain. Brush the fried chicken with the soy-garlic glaze mixture.
    • Garnish with sesame seeds. Serve hot with plain rice or fried rice.