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Korean Fried Chicken

Korean Fried Chicken

Korean Fried Chicken is coated with an addictive homemade Korean sweet chili sauce that is perfectly crunchy on the outside. Give in to your craving anytime with this easy recipe! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Keyword Korean Fried Chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 611kcal
Author Catalina Castravet



  • 2 pounds chicken breast cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • Canola oil for frying

For the Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons chili sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil


  • In a medium bowl combine all the SAUCE ingredients and set aside.
  • In a large, shallow bowl, whisk cornstarch flour, salt, and black pepper.
  • Add beaten eggs to another bowl.
  • Pour about 2 inches of canola oil into a deep frying pan and heat it over medium-high heat.
  • Dip the chicken pieces into the beaten eggs.
  • Add the chicken chunks to the cornstarch mixture and toss until well coated. Work in batches.
  • Cook it in batches in the hot oil until golden and crispy.
  • Remove to a plate and set aside.
  • Discard oil, add the chicken back to the pan and toss with the sauce.
  • Serve it with a sprinkling of green onion and sesame seeds, if so desired.



Calories: 611kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 54g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 226mg | Sodium: 1961mg | Potassium: 1022mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 375IU | Vitamin C: 5.1mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 2.5mg