Fried chicken lovers, rejoice! There's a popular variation of fried chicken that is crispy and delicious and may be slightly healthier than your typical fast-food offerings: Korean fried chicken. In…
If you've never had Korean pop chicken before, it's quite unique when compared to other fried chicken.
This chicken has a crunchy texture yet is non-greasy. It's also perfectly juicy inside and tends to be spicy in flavour.
To get the best experience, You should try the original fried version and the four most unique flavours.
To understand why Korean fried chicken is so popular, it helps to look back on the past.
In the late 1960s, it was sold hold and roasted over an electric oven in the Myeondong Yeongyang Centre in Seoul.
But once the 1970s rolled around, cooking oil became more widely available and hence, the frying began.
Lims Chicken was the first modern establishment for Korean fried chicken.
It got its start in 1977 in the basement of the Shinsegae Department Store.