2.235 Garlic Pepper Fried Chicken

2.235

28 (Sun) August 2011

Garlic Pepper Fried Chicken

4.0

by me

at home

-Oksu, Seongdong, Seoul, Republic of Korea-

with W and DJ

Of the 9 meals that I’ve rated 4.0 among 595 posts thus far – rate of 1.5% – 4 have come within the past couple weeks.  I’m either on a lucky streak or feeling especially generous these days; I’ve noticed that ratings tend to slip during times of stress or other downswings in mood.  Or, as 2 of the last 4 have been my own dishes, including this one, maybe I’m in a groove.

I’ll eventually post a recipe, but for now I’ll just say that it involves 3 basic steps.  First, I dredged the chicken pieces in a cornstarch/flour mix and deep-fried them in canola oil.  Second, I made a dressing by simmering garlic and white and black pepper in rice wine and oyster sauce.  Third, after the chicken and dressing were complete, I tossed the two together along with fresh parsley.  It was awesome.

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