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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.

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    i loved it! a wonderful mix between smokey and spicy!
    beibei 6 days ago
    It was bomb. I didnt want it to be too spicy so I used 2 tablespoon of korean chili paste instead of 3. I didnt have seasoned rice vinegar so i used the regular rice vinegar and add a little less than 1 tablespoon of sugar and sprinkled about 1/4 teaspoon of salt. I ditched the sesame seeds.
    Elizabeth Brunner 11 days ago
    awesome recipe! my pepper paste was a lot more thick and very spicy so i added 1/4 cup more mirin and it was great for my meal prep :)
    R 15 days ago
    I accidentally added too much ginger. Fixed it by adding a little coconut milk. Also added a tablespoon of peanut butter and a handful of crushed cashews. it was incredible! The whole family loved it, including our 14 month old.
    Rebecca Dye 20 days ago
    I was surprised how easy the specialty ingredients were to find. a bit too spicy for my family but so delicious
    Alan 22 days ago
    Tasty! Cooked ghe chicken a couple of minutes more than the instructions said, but it still ended up moist 👌
    Tavara Kountz 24 days ago
    It was delicious... Subbed sake for mirin... Really easy... I combined the chicken, salt, corn starch and water...started my rice... Combined the ingredients for the sauce... When the rice was ten minutes out I started cooking... Will do again! ♥️🍚👍🏿
    Jem M. a month ago
    Very nice, gochujang was very hot so reduced the quantity
    Erica Godbolt a month ago
    It was pretty good! Especially the sauce. Only thing I did different was season my chicken and I used Apple Cider Vinegar instead of White Rice Vinegar (because I forgot to buy it 😅). It was a great substitute, just in case anyone was wondering. Most definitely will make it again!
    Timmons a month ago
    This was really good and definitely a remake.
    Nathan Naftali 2 months ago
    Delicious chicken. Would do it again
    Candice Woodward 2 months ago
    It’s really good! Not to spicy not to sweet.
    Erin D. 2 months ago
    Best recipe I've made and eaten in a long time. Quick and simple to make. FANTASTIC flavor. The sauce for the chicken is a definite keeper. I will be making this again soon.
    Adina 2 months ago
    Just wonderful! Very tasty, full of flavor and tender chicken! Definitely will make it again !
    Bill 2 months ago
    This was an excellent recipe, easy to make. chicken was tender. I did reduce the amount of Korean spice paste. I used 2/3 of what the recipe called for and replaced it with ketchup. my family really loved it.
    SuperstarFoodLover 2 months ago
    Delicious, I have made this twice and added siracha the second time which adds a little spice. Will make again for sure.
    coco hersheberger 2 months ago
    Very yummy my whole family enjoyed it
    Samantha 2 months ago
    It was easy and delicious!
    Dalton Robert Farel 2 months ago
    Turned out great. Is spicy but a good spicy. Will be making again
    spicy and delicious!
    beny 2 months ago
    Made it with pork instead of chicken and it still tastes amazing. Super quick and simple. I will defintiely make it again.
    Greg Reinhart 2 months ago
    The sauce is flavorful enough that it needs a good jasmine rice and side plate of Asian style stir-fried veggies.
    Gabby Swint 2 months ago
    It tasted incredible even after we subbed tapioca starch for cornstarch we will definitely make this again!
    Karina Patterson 3 months ago
    It came out really good, I substituted mirin with rice vinegar and sugar because I didn't have any. It still turned out great, will make again
    Easy to follow, fantastic meal. Husband loved it. Definitely has a nice medium heat - not too overwhelming. Will become a meal I definitely will make again!
    Zuzana Wennergren 3 months ago
    Super! I Will make it again with double amount of sauce.
    Andrew Obi 3 months ago
    It turned out great!
    Savi Dulai 3 months ago
    The instructions were easy to follow and it was my first time making this dish and it turned out great.
    Anastasia Iaz 3 months ago
    Not really liked it.Was too salty.
    elizabeta m. 3 months ago
    Really tasty! I tried to follow the recipe but I didn't have almost anything for the sauce. I completely improvised with that part, but it still turned out really good!