Chamkkae Dalgnalgae - Korean Sesame Chicken Wings

참깨 닭날개
Great as a snack on game days or any time, this recipe uses the Korean "Twice Cooked" method for delicious Korean Fried Chicken.



1 pound Sectioned chicken wings (substitute sliced, cubed, or rough chopped chicken thigh or breast)
1/3 cup potato or corn starch
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon ground black pepper
Vegetable oil for deep frying

Stir Fry Sauce(per pound of chicken):
3 tablespoons sesame paste*
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons sugar, honey, or corn syrup
1 tablespoon water
1 teaspoon lime juice
1 tablespoon rice or cooking wine
4 each cloves peeled garlic
1/2 ounce peeled fresh ginger

Sesame Paste
2 tablespoons toasted sesame seed
1 teaspoon roasted sesame oil

Other ingredients:
1 each green or spring onion
1 tablespoon toasted sesame seed


Prepare the chicken
Rinse the wing pieces in cold water, then lightly salt and pepper them. Let stand about 10 to 15 minutes.
Place wing sections in a large bowl and pour the milk over them, then place in refrigerator for about one hour, turning three to four times.

Sesame Paste
Heat a pan over high heat.
Reduce heat to medium, add sesame seed and stir continuosly until golden brown.
Place seeds and oil into a blender or grinder and blend into a thick paste. A small amount of water may be added if needed.

Mix the Stir Fry sauce
Place the ginger and garlic into a blender with just enough water to liquify the mix.
Pour into a small mixing bowl and add all other sauce ingredients.
Mix well.

Finely chop the green/spring onion and set aside.

Discard the milk and let wing section drain until just damp.
Heat oil in a large cooking pot. (350º or use the bread test)
Roll (coat) wings in starch and deep fry until golden brown then drain.
Add the sauce to a large stir fry pan or wok over medium to medium high heat.
When the sauce just begins to bubble, add the chicken and stir fry until sauce thickens and clings to the wing sections.
Place onto a serving tray and garnish with the green onion and sesame seed.
Serve as an appetizer, snack, or with sticky rice and ban chan for a meal.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1/4 of a recipe 

Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 188.06
Calories From Fat (30%) 57.07
Calories From Protein (11%) 19.77
Calories From Carbohydrates (59%) 111.23
Calories From Alcohol (0%) 0
% Daily Value
Total Fat 6.74g 10%
Saturated Fat 1.1g 6%
Monounsaturated Fat 2.48g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.71g
Trans Fatty Acids 0g
Cholesterol 3.85mg 1%
Sodium 1498.88mg 62%
Potassium 345.43mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 29.13g 10%
Fiber 3.29g 13%
Sugar 17.07g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
Net Carbohydrates 25.84g
Protein 5.78g 12%
Vitamin A 443.14IU 9%
Vitamin C 58.86mg 98%
Calcium 147.47mg 15%
Iron 3.23mg 18%
Vitamin E 0.35mg 4%
Vitamin D 0IU
Thiamin 0.15mg 10%
Riboflavin 0.11mg 6%
Niacin 1.92mg 10%
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 20%
Folate 28.32mcg 7%
Vitamin B12 0.01mcg <1%
Pantothenic Acid 0.24mg 2%
Vitamin K 16.32mcg 20%
Phosphorus 129.78mg 13%
Magnesium 68.45mg 17%
Zinc 1.21mg 8%
Copper 0.42mg 21%
Manganese 0.62mg 31%
Selenium 2.73mcg 4%
Alcohol 0g
Caffeine 0mg
Water 71.39g 0%

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