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Easy Korean Sticky Chicken

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The sweet and spicy flavors of this dish echo Korean fried chicken wings, but without the hassle of deep frying. Look for gochujang, a sweet and spicy Korean red pepper paste, in the International aisle of many grocery stores, at an Asian market, and online. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Julia Lee.


  • 2 green onions
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 1/2 inch fresh ginger (1/2 inch is 1 Tbsp. minced)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 tablespoons gochujang (sweet and spicy Korean red pepper paste; buy at grocery stores, Asian markets, and online)
  • 2 tablespoons mirin
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium27% DV650mg
    Fat29% DV19g
    Protein69% DV35g
    Carbs4% DV12g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories370Calories from Fat170
    Total Fat19g29%
    Saturated Fat3g15%
    Trans Fat0g
    Calories from Fat170
    Total Carbohydrate12g4%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Vitamin A2%
    Vitamin C2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Gina 19 days ago
    I used chicken breast instead of thighs and wine instead of mirin but the recipe came out well. The sauce is the real star. The chicken preparation was nothing special but overall the meal was enjoyable.
    BJ a month ago
    doubled the sauce and added noodles
    Meredith Weipert a month ago
    Very delicious and quick meal! Great recipe!
    Stacey a month ago
    Loved it! So did the whole fam. I added soy sauce to the sauce and it was just the balance of sweet, spicy, and salty that I was after, but will try it just as recipe calls for next time. Winner!
    Katherine a month ago
    It was reallyyyy good, especially when I let the chicken simmer in the sauce while flipping it pretty often for a few extra minutes so the sauce would be thicker
    Cassidy Duan 2 months ago
    Good but not as sticky and crunchy as expected. Next time I plan on adding more corn starch and adding some to the sauce to thicken it
    Emery Green 2 months ago
    really yummy!!!!!! so good it makes want more
    William West 2 months ago
    It wasn’t perfect but it was really good. I did use 3 tablespoons of honey rather than one and it was still plenty spicy. Had it over white rice which was great.
    Polina Dubenko 2 months ago
    One of the best asian chicken recipes I ever use!
    Robert Kelly 3 months ago
    It was quite good. I added rice and stir fry vegetables to it and it was pretty good.
    Spel Spel 3 months ago
    Added lime and some salt
    Brent Miller 3 months ago
    very good but hard to find the gochujang around my area. Would like to know what i could substitute instead of that, i used a red pepper soy sauce and sugar mix to try and get it hot and sweet i saw online but would love a recipe or just something instead of that sauce. otherwise very good
    Josh Cruden 3 months ago
    Would 100% make again, not quite 4 serves.
    Lyn 3 months ago
    Not bad for the first time
    Connie Walpole 4 months ago
    So simple and fantastic
    Kevin Meece 4 months ago
    It has such great flavors. Very simple!
    Kimberly McKan 4 months ago
    This dish is Awesome
    Large family so I had to double the recipe but they loved it!
    YumChef 4 months ago
    This was delicious and the finished dish looked just like the photo. I did use a mild version of the red pepper paste and I’m glad I did. It still had some heat.
    Baden Brown 4 months ago
    Just perfect. No modifications required.
    Mary Dilg 4 months ago
    Fabulous! My family ate it all.
    Kelly Bishop 4 months ago
    It was a bit spicy, but good. id use more ginger and less chili paste next time
    Carrin 4 months ago
    Very good. It was delicious. For me, it was quite spicey but I will definitely make it again.
    Joseph Moore 5 months ago
    did it wrong and is still delicious
    nessia kartika 5 months ago
    Would try again next time
    Juraj Prodán 6 months ago
    pretty good just i added a bit more of sugar and lemon!
    Cooper 6 months ago
    Good, nice and spicy
    Breck 6 months ago
    Very good. I had to Doctor it up a little to make it fabulous.
    Benjamin Paniagua 6 months ago
    pretty simple recipe. Loved it!!
    Katie M. 6 months ago
    Very nice, served with rice.