Cheesecake Factory Korean Fried Chicken Recipe


Korean Fried Chicken is a popular dish known for its crispy and flavorful coating. This Cheesecake Factory-inspired recipe puts a delicious twist on the classic fried chicken by incorporating Korean flavors. The combination of sweet, spicy, and savory elements makes this dish a crowd-pleaser.

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes


  • 2 lbs chicken wings
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 cup Korean chili paste (Gochujang)
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-inch piece of ginger, grated
  • 2 green onions, chopped (for garnish)
  • Sesame seeds (for garnish)

Instructions: How to Cook Cheesecake Factory Korean Fried Chicken

  1. In a large bowl, combine buttermilk, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder. Add chicken wings and marinate for at least 1 hour, preferably overnight.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix flour and cornstarch. Dredge the marinated chicken wings in the flour mixture, shaking off any excess.
  3. Heat oil in a deep fryer or large pot to 350°F (180°C). Fry the chicken wings in batches for about 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown and cooked through. Drain on a wire rack or paper towels.
  4. In a small saucepan, combine Korean chili paste, soy sauce, honey, garlic, and ginger. Cook over low heat for 5 minutes, stirring constantly until the sauce thickens.
  5. Toss the fried chicken wings in the Korean sauce until well coated.
  6. Sprinkle with chopped green onions and sesame seeds before serving.
  7. Enjoy your delicious Cheesecake Factory-inspired Korean Fried Chicken!
Cheesecake Factory Korean Fried Chicken Recipe