Author Elfie V
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I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

This Sweet and Spicy Chicken Fillet is similar to Korean Fried Chicken but has a different flavor. It's a single-frying instead of double-frying.
Easy to cook and delicious Best Spicy Chicken Fillet Recipe.

We've carefully curated this recipe to ensure it embodies the essence of perfection. From the first bite to the last, you'll savor the rich, harmonious flavors that make Spicy Chicken Fillet unforgettable. So, gather your ingredients, follow our easy steps, and indulge in the best Spicy Chicken Fillet you've ever tasted. Spicy Chicken Fillet is similar to Korean Fried Chicken but has a different flavor. This dish uses chicken fillet instead of chicken drumettes or chicken wings, and the taste is dominantly sweet and a little bit spicy. As you know, Korean Fried Chicken is a popular dish in South Korea, and it's so popular around the world. This dish is another variation of Korean Fried Chicken but has a different taste. Spicy Chicken Fillet is made with chicken fillet pieces that are marinated in salt, pepper, and egg. To make Spicy Chicken Fillet, you'll need gochujang. It's a spicy-sweet pickle made from red chilies, glutinous rice, fermented soybeans, and salt. Gochujang has been used as a Korean food for thousands of years, but it has recently become popular worldwide for its distinct savor. Another spice you can use is garlic, ground ginger, white pepper, or black pepper. You can sprinkle hot pepper flakes into your mix if you prefer it spicy. The important key to making Spicy Chicken Fillet is just to fry it one time only instead of double-frying it. We know that Korean Fried Chicken has a perfect and crunchy texture because they double-frying the chicken. But, for Spicy Chicken Fillet doesn't need to. If you double-frying the chicken fillet, the skin will be very hard and not crunchy at all (not good). The conclusion is, if you have chicken meat with bones inside, you can double-frying it. But, if it's a boneless chicken, you just need to fry it once. So, here's the recipe for Spicy Chicken Fillet.

YIELDS 2 serving(s)
TOTAL TIME 50 minute(s)

Ingredients

  • 300g chicken fillets
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp tapioca flour
  • 1 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp sweet sauce (kecap manis)
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp gochujang
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ½ tbsp vinegar

Complementary

  • Mayonnaise
  • Chili sauce

Steps

1

Marinate the chicken fillets with salt and pepper, stir well, and slightly press until the chicken is covered with spices.

Step 1 of cooking Best Spicy Chicken Fillet Recipe.
2

Add eggs, stir, then leave it for 20 minutes.

Step 2 of cooking Best Spicy Chicken Fillet Recipe.
3

While waiting for the marinade, heat the oil, and saute the garlic until fragrant.

Step 3 of cooking Best Spicy Chicken Fillet Recipe.
4

After that, add sweet sauce (kecap manis), soy sauce, gochujang, sugar, and vinegar. Cook until the sauce thickens, then turn off the heat.

Step 4 of cooking Best Spicy Chicken Fillet Recipe.
5

Heat oil to fry the chicken. Add tapioca flour and all-purpose flour to the chicken fillet, then stir quickly. When the oil is hot, add the chicken fillets one by one and fry until browned. Take it out and drain.

Step 5 of cooking Best Spicy Chicken Fillet Recipe.
6

Heat the thick sauce over medium heat, then put the fried chicken fillet into it. Stir well until all the chicken is covered with the thick sauce.

Step 6 of cooking Best Spicy Chicken Fillet Recipe.
7

Serve the Sweet and Spicy Chicken Fillet with mayonnaise or chili sauce and white rice, and enjoy it while warm.

Step 7 of cooking Best Spicy Chicken Fillet Recipe.


Author Elfie V
Elfie V.

I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

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