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Air Fryer Korean Gochujang Chicken Recipe


  • 500 g Chicken Drumsticks
  • 3 tbsp Gochujang
  • 1½ tbsp Honey
  • 1 tbsp White Vinegar
  • ½-1 tsp Togarashi Japanese Chilli Pepper
  • Scallions (optional) for garnish
  • Vegetable Oil / Oil Spray
  • For the marinade
  • 2 tbsp Gochujang
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • ½ tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 1½ tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1 tsp Garlic minced
  • For the coating
  • 1 cup Cornflour
  • 2 tsp Togarashi Japanese Chilli Pepper
  • 1½ tsp Salt


  1. Mix all the marinade ingredients together until combined. Marinate chicken for at least 30 minutes or ideally overnight.
  2. 500 g Chicken Drumsticks,2 tbsp Gochujang,1 tbsp Soy Sauce,½ tbsp Sesame Oil,1½ tbsp Brown Sugar,1 tsp Garlic
  3. Preheat the air fryer to 180°C.
  4. Place cornflour into a shallow bowl and mix with the remaining coating ingredients. Toss the marinated chicken into the seasoned-flour mix until fully coated.
  5. 1 cup Cornflour,1½ tsp Salt,2 tsp Togarashi Japanese Chilli Pepper
  6. Brush/spray the air fryer basket with oil and place the flour-coated chicken into it. Do not overcrowd the basket and cook in batches if needed.
  7. Vegetable Oil / Oil Spray
  8. Brush/spray the chicken with oil and cook for 10 minutes. Then flip the chicken, brush with more oil, and cook for another 8-10 minutes until cooked through.
  9. In the meantime, prepare the sauce by combining the Gochujang, honey, white vinegar, and Togarashi.
  10. 3 tbsp Gochujang,1½ tbsp Honey,1 tbsp White Vinegar,½-1 tsp Togarashi Japanese Chilli Pepper
  11. Toss the cooked air-fried chicken with the sauce until coated. Garnish with chopped scallions if you like. Serve immediately.
  12. Scallions (optional)