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Recipe: Korean Sticky Sweet Chicken


Another Korean dish as a result of Korean Drama euphoria at home 😅. The dish is called Dakgangjeong. Dak means chicken, while gangjeong is a traditional Korean confectionary. It is made by deep frying sweet rice batter into crackers, coating with syrup and finally covering with puffed rice, sesame seeds, or nuts.


  • 2 pcs chicken thigh (600gr), cut into medium sizes
  • Plain flour for coating
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 3 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 7-8 cm ginger, grated
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • Sesame seeds
  • Spring onions for garnish
  • 1 tbsp vinegar + 2 tbsp water + 1 tsp sugar -> replacing rice vinegar

Marination ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • ½ cup of fresh milk
  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • 1 tsp of paprika salt
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  1. Mix all marination ingredients.
  2. Marinate chicken cuts in the mixture for 3-4 hours in the fridge.
  3. Put a pan in medium heat with vegetable oil in it.
  4. Coat chicken cuts with light flour, fry until tender. Set aside.
  5. Mix well brown sugar, honey, light soy sauce, ginger, sesame oil, sesame seeds and rice vinegar replacement. Add a bit of water if the mixture is too thick, set aside.
  6. Saute garlic until fragrant. Add in the mixture.
  7. Once blended and cooked, add in chicken cuts.
  8. Mix well until all chicken cuts are covered with the sticky sauce.
  9. Garnish with spring onions and sesame seeds.
  10. Enjoy!

Slough-England, 8 August 2020/18 Dzulhijjah 1441H

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