Sikhye rice drink
See if you can grab a can of this sweet, refreshing rice drink from your local Asian supermarket for an authentic Korean experience.
Mix rice wine, salt, pepper, and ginger in a bowl and add chicken legs. Toss to coat and let marinate for approx. 30 min.
For the salad, mix salt, vinegar, and sugar for the dressing. Peel cucumber, halve lengthwise and remove seeds. Halve again lengthwise, then slice. Finely slice green onion. Chop chili and cilantro. Add cucumber, chili, and cilantro to a bowl, add dressing, and toss to coat. Set aside.
Remove chicken legs from marinade and toss in starch until covered. Heat oil in a frying pan and fry chicken legs on high heat for approx. 6 – 8 min. until crispy. Remove and degrease on paper towels.
Mince garlic and add to a small bowl. Add ketchup, Gochujang, honey, sugar, soy sauce, and sesame oil. Heat sauce in frying pan and simmer approx. 1 – 2 min. to thicken. Remove from heat and add chicken legs. Toss to coat and sprinkle chopped peanuts on top. Serve with cucumber salad and enjoy!