Sweet Korean Crispy Chicken

Sweet Korean Crispy Chicken

Get ready for another inspiring recipe by Cooker Buzz, today we will be showing you how to make Sweet Korean Crispy Chicken.

This yummy and addicting chicken recipe is great for snacks at a dinner party or just munching on throughout the night. It brings authentic Korean flavors together and creates sticky and sweet (with a little heat) goodness! Garnish with chopped peanuts.

Recipe Summary

  • prep: 30 mins
  • cook: 16 mins
  • additional: 20 mins
  • total: 1 hr 6 mins
  • Servings: 6
  • Yield: 3 chicken breasts


  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • 3 chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 6 tablespoons honey
  • ¼ cup cider vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons gochujang (Korean chile paste)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • ½ cup cornstarch
  • canola oil for frying

Baking Instructions

  1. Mix rice wine vinegar, 1 teaspoon garlic, 1 teaspoon ginger, salt, and 1 pinch pepper in a bowl with the chicken. Allow to sit for 20 to 30 minutes.
  2. Combine honey, vinegar, brown sugar, gochujang, soy sauce, 2 teaspoons garlic, 1 teaspoon ginger, and 1 pinch black pepper in a pot over medium heat. Stir well; when bubbling, reduce heat to low and simmer 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Toss cornstarch with the chicken to coat evenly.
  4. Fill a pan with 1 inch oil and heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Add chicken in small batches, making sure to not overcrowd the pan. Cook until lightly golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.
  5. Reheat oil to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and deep fry chicken once more until deeply golden, about 40 seconds each. Transfer chicken to the pot of sauce.
  6. Heat sauce and chicken over medium-low heat until warmed through, about 3 minutes.

Nutritional Information

  • 578: calories
  • protein: 10.4g
  • carbohydrates: 41.5g
  • fat: 41.9g
  • cholesterol: 33.6mg
  • sodium: 829mg.

Have fun with the recipe and add your own twist to make it more more unique. Make sure to share this Sweet Korean Crispy Chicken recipe with your friends and family, so that they can make it at home for their loved ones.

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