Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Korean Style Spicy Chicken (韩国辣子鸡)

This is one fingers licking good chicken!  Spicy, sweet and sticky, it will beg you to have more.  Very suitable for any party that you are throwing or bring it to a potluck party.  I believe it would be a hit!  I took a short-cut on this as I had some leftover fried chicken wings and drumettes.  If you don't have the leftover store-bought fried chicken wings, just make your own.  Marinate the wings and drumettes with salt and pepper.  Coat it with corn starch or corn flour and deep-fry in hot oil until cook.

As for the sauce, if you like it spicier, you are welcome to add the Korean red pepper powder or substitute it with cayenne pepper powder.  That would be an extra kick for you!


  • 10 leftover deep-fried chicken wings and drumettes

  • 2 Tbsp. Gochujang (Korean hot pepper paste)
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 Tbsp. mirin
  • 1 tsp. pure sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. minced ginger
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. chopped scallion (separate, reserve 1/2 Tbsp. for garnishing)


1.  In a bowl, mix all the sauce ingredients together.   Set aside.

2.  In a wok, heat up a little oil.  Pan-fry the leftover fried wings and drumettes until hot and crispy.  If you don't have the leftover fried wings, just deep-fry wings and drumettes from scratch.  Add in the mixed sauce and stir quickly to coat evenly.

3.  Dish out on a plate and garnish with the remaining scallion.  Serve hot!


Smoky Wok (formerly Tastes of Home) said...

YUM! Absolutely agree this is finger licking good :D Your chicken dish looks delicious!

Belinda @zomppa said...

Nice! I am all about the sticky and spicy. Going to try this one...

daphne said...

You are so good at using leftover and new ingredients together to create a brand new meal!!!

Sonia ~ Nasi Lemak Lover said...

look so tempting!

Nava K said...

Great idea of using leftovers, I am like you as I don't like to waste food.

You bet it looks lip smacking and I will add more spicy taste inside.

Shu Han said...

I love korean food! This is yummy!

FiSh said...

Thank you for your recipe! you are so creative in this dish :)

tigerfish said...

Definitely looks good! Should be good with beer!

Sonia ~ Nasi Lemak Lover said...

oh this sound so good!