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Spicy Korean Chicken

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Slightly spicy, slightly sweet Korean-style chicken thighs."
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55 m servings 257
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Pound chicken thighs, if desired. Combine soy sauce, vegetable oil, chile paste, sesame oil, garlic, ginger, and red chile flakes in a large owl. Whisk to completely dissolve chile paste. Add chicken and stir to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 30 minutes and up to 2 hours.
  2. Preheat grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate.
  3. Grill the chicken until slightly charred and no longer pink in the center, 5 to 8 minutes per side. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).


  • Cook's Notes:
  • You can use regular chili powder instead of the gochugaru.
  • Chicken may also be pan-fried or baked for 20 minutes at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C), if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 257 calories; 18.3 2.3 19.8 70 755 Full nutrition

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This was excellent and super simple to boot. Made as written and I do not feel any changes are necessary. I did grill the thighs whole but next time I might cut the chicken up prior to putting i...

We cooked it on the oven instead of grilling only because it's winter but still, very flavorful yet easy to make!