Sweet & spicy chicken

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Taste of Korea

By Young Jin Song

Published 2011

  • About

This deep-fried chicken dish has a spicy kick, mellowed by the sweetness of pineapple and maple syrup. The crisp golden exterior envelops the soft texture of the meat, and the heat of the chilli and garlic lends a real sharpness to the taste.


  • 675 g/ lb chicken breast fillets or boneless thighs
  • 175 g/


  1. Slice the chicken into bitesize strips and season with the salt and pepper.
  2. Combine all the marinade ingredients in a large bowl. Mix well and add the chicken, rubbing the mixture thoroughly into the meat. Leave to marinate for 20 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle the marinated chicken with a thin coating of cornflour, making sure to cover the meat evenly. Fill a wok