Old Fashioned Sweet Crispy Chicken


650g skinless & boneless chicken breast (cut into bite-sized pieces)

Adequate cooking oil for deep-frying


2 tbsp Chinese cooking wine

¼ tsp salt

¼ tsp ground white pepper


¼ cup all-purpose flour

1 cup bread crumbs mixed with 1 cup water

Seasoning Sauce:

2 tbsp gochujang (Korean hot pepper paste)

2 tbsp sugar

5 tbsp corn syrup

½ tbsp light soy sauce

2 tbsp tomato ketchup

1 tbsp chopped garlic

1 tbsp Chinese cooking wine


1 tbsp crushed toasted peanuts

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Marinate the chicken pieces with Chinese cooking wine, salt and ground white pepper and set aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Heat up adequate cooking oil for deep-frying. Coat the marinated chicken pieces with all-purpose flour, follow by bread crumbs mixture. Deep-fry until lightly golden. Remove and drained.
  3. Heat up the cooking oil again, double fry the chicken pieces until golden brown. Remove and drained.
  4. Heat up a non-stick skillet with seasoning sauce on medium high heat. Bring to a boil. Turn heat to low and add in deep-fried chicken pieces. Toss to coat evenly.
  5. Dish out, garnish with crushed toasted peanuts. Serve.





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