Have a Finger-licking Moment at These K-Fried Chicken Joints in the Metro
by: The Beat Asia
August 15, 2023
You’re probably wondering about the difference between a typical fried chicken and a Korean fried chicken. Korean fried chicken, famous for its double-fried bite-size bits, has taken the world by storm. Typically doused in sour, sweet, or spicy sauces like soy garlic or gochujang, these delectable chicken delights will leave your taste buds tingling and craving for more.
If treating yourself to Korean fried chicken is the only occasion where embracing a little greasiness is entirely acceptable, then you're in for a treat. Here are some of the finest fried chicken joints in Metro Manila that you must try.
Yum Yum Chicken
To bring back happy memories for customers who love Korea, Yum Yum Chicken delivers authentic Korean fried chicken. This chicken joint is known for its boneless half-and-half crispy and juicy boneless chicken thighs (P609), which come in your choice of two different flavors with seven pieces for each variety.
Just recently, Yum Yum Chicken introduced its newest Korean fried Chicken flavor, Volcano, dedicated to those who crave extreme spices. Other flavors it offers are Soy Garlic, Yangnyeom (gochujang-based), and Spicy Sprinkle (with cheesy and spicy barbeque seasoning), among others.
Location: Pop Up at Molito Lifestyle Center (Friday- Saturday from 5pm - 10:30pm)
Korispy Fried Chicken
This chicken joint in Metro Manila boasts of its perfect combo meal on-the-go, which consists of a single order of Jajangmyeon and three pieces of Korispy Fried Chicken. For delectable Korean fried chicken, its best-selling flavors are Nyeom Nyeom, Snow White (with white cheese powder), Soy Garlic, Honey Butter, and Haponnaise (made of Japanese spicy mayo).
Other food items at Korispy Fried Chicken that are not to be missed include the Korispy Kombo (P539) and the Sinigang Glaze (P269), boneless chicken made with the perfect balance of sweet, sour, and savory flavors.
Location: 58 Bayani Road, 2nd Floor Equator Bldg., Taguig (behind Fabula Minimart); 345 Aguirre Avenue, BF Homes, Parañaque
BOK Korean Fried Chicken
Born amidst the height of the pandemic, BOK Korean Fried Chicken opened its doors in 2020 as a kitchen hub or cloud kitchen with multiple brands. Later on, it transformed into a chicken joint and formulated its recipes inspired by the owner’s love for fried chicken and Korean culture.
Its affordable boneless fried chicken is available in different flavors like Yangnyeom, Soy Garlic, Jack, Korean Buffalo, and Lemon Pepper, and served in a variety of sizes, including Solo (P129), Half (P259), and Whole (P489).
Jjangdak Chicken & Beer
Jjangdak is a chicken and beer pub that specializes in traditional Korean dishes, including tteokbokki, bulgogi, japchae, bokkeum, and deopbap, to name a few. Its Korean fried chicken offerings include Wasabi Curry Onion, Spicy Yangnyeom, Green Onion, Spicy Soy, Butter Garlic, Chili Onion, and a combo set. Prices range from P470-P1,176. The minimum order for online orders is P680.
Location: G/F Fort Palm Spring Condominium 1st Ave. BGC (Beside Grand Hamptons Tower 2); 2F Assembly Grounds at The Rise Makati.
Established in 2020, Chicken Chingu is also home to boneless Korean chicken, which comes in a variety of serving sizes (Solo, Barkada, Party, and Family). Prices range from P169-P1,599.
Its Korean fried chicken flavors include Spicy Yangnyeom, Original, Honey Soy, Butter Parmesan, Crunchy Garlic, Jack Daniel’s, Buffalo Blue Cheese, Sriracha, and its best-selling K-BBQ. You may choose your preferred level of spiciness by selecting between levels one and two.
You may place your orders via Grabfood, foodpanda, and PickARoo.
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