Easy Korean Sticky Chicken Recipe | Yummly

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.


    Lyn 11 days ago
    Not bad for the first time
    Connie Walpole 14 days ago
    So simple and fantastic
    Kevin Meece 20 days ago
    It has such great flavors. Very simple!
    Kimberly McKan 23 days ago
    This dish is Awesome
    Large family so I had to double the recipe but they loved it!
    YumChef a month 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 a month ago
    Just perfect. No modifications required.
    Mary Dilg a month ago
    Fabulous! My family ate it all.
    Kelly Bishop a month ago
    It was a bit spicy, but good. id use more ginger and less chili paste next time
    Carrin a month ago
    Very good. It was delicious. For me, it was quite spicey but I will definitely make it again.
    Joseph Moore 2 months ago
    did it wrong and is still delicious
    nessia kartika 2 months ago
    Would try again next time
    Juraj Prodán 3 months ago
    pretty good just i added a bit more of sugar and lemon!
    Cooper 3 months ago
    Good, nice and spicy
    Breck 3 months ago
    Very good. I had to Doctor it up a little to make it fabulous.
    Benjamin Paniagua 3 months ago
    pretty simple recipe. Loved it!!
    Katie M. 3 months ago
    Very nice, served with rice.
    Colby Blair 3 months ago
    We LOVED this recipe! VERY easy to cook and exceptionally delicious. It had a bit of a kick to it because we used regular chili paste, so I recommend replacing chili paste with honey in equal parts if you want something a little sweeter. Also, it took a lot longer to brown in our pans (a total of about 15 minutes). This is to be expected, of course, but this was easy make, fairly quick to put together, and absolutely delicious!
    i loved it! a wonderful mix between smokey and spicy!
    beibei 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months ago
    I was surprised how easy the specialty ingredients were to find. a bit too spicy for my family but so delicious
    Alan 4 months ago
    Tasty! Cooked ghe chicken a couple of minutes more than the instructions said, but it still ended up moist 👌
    Tavara Kountz 4 months 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. 5 months ago
    Very nice, gochujang was very hot so reduced the quantity
    Erica Godbolt 5 months 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 5 months ago
    This was really good and definitely a remake.
    Nathan Naftali 5 months ago
    Delicious chicken. Would do it again
    Candice Woodward 5 months ago
    It’s really good! Not to spicy not to sweet.