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Cooking With Ayeh shares her delicious recipe for Korean fried chicken at home

Amateur cook shares her delicious recipe for ‘Korean fried chicken’ at home – but there’s one VERY big twist

  • Cook makes Korean fried chicken from home but with one unlikely ingredient
  • Ayeh created the tasty street food item with oyster mushrooms for a vegan twist
  • She created a batter with flour and spices then dunked the mushrooms into it 
  • Then the amateur chef fried them in oil and coated them in a spicy Korean sauce 

An amateur chef has revealed how to make delicious Korean fried chicken from home – but her recipe has one major twist.

Sydney-based foodie, Ayeh Manfre, better known as Cooking With Ayeh, created the popular street food item with oyster mushrooms as an alternative to chicken.

To create the dish Ayeh first added plain flour, paprika, turmeric, garlic powder, onion powder and cayenne pepper into a bowl. 

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She created a batter with a flour and a mix of spices then dunked her 'chicken' - oyster mushrooms into it

Ayeh Manfre (pictured) has revealed how to make delicious Korean fried chicken from home but with one unlikely ingredient – oyster mushrooms 

She then combined the spices and flour together before she took some of the dry mixture into a separate bowl and added water into it. 

She mixed the water and flour together then dunked oyster mushrooms into the wet batter and into the dry batter. 

‘I’ve used oyster mushrooms which have such a similar texture and totally look like chicken,’ Ayeh wrote.  

Ayeh double coated the mushrooms in her spice batter then dunked them into oil to turn a golden

She waited until they turned a crispy texture just like fried chicken then removed them from the oil

Ayeh double coated the mushrooms in her spice batter then dunked them into oil to turn a golden, crispy texture just like fried chicken 

She repeated the wet to dry batter process once more to double coat the mushrooms then fried them in hot oil until golden. 

Once the ‘fried chicken’ turned golden Ayeh placed them into a bowl and tossed them generously in new Korean Style Street Food Sauce by Heinz. 

Her recipe video received instant attention and more than 42,000 views from foodies in just 22 hours. 

Once the 'fried chicken' turned golden Ayeh placed them into a bowl and tossed them generously in new Korean Style Street Food Sauce by Heinz

Once the ‘fried chicken’ turned golden Ayeh placed them into a bowl and tossed them generously in new Korean Style Street Food Sauce by Heinz

How to make Ayeh’s Korean fried chicken:

Ingredients:

  • Oyster mushrooms 
  • Plain flour
  • Paprika 
  • Turmeric
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder  
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Water
  • Oil 
  • Heinz Korean Style Street Food Sauce 

Method: 

  • Add plain flour, paprika, turmeric, garlic powder, onion powder and cayenne pepper into a bowl.
  • Combine the spices and flour together then take some of the dry mixture out and into a seperate bowl, then added water to it.
  • Mix the water and flour together then dunk the oyster mushrooms into the wet batter and into the dry batter.
  • Repeat the wet to dry batter process once more to double coat the mushrooms then fry them in hot oil until golden.
  • Place the crispy fried ‘chicken’ pieces into a bowl and toss them generously in Korean Style Street Food Sauce by Heinz to enjoy.

‘Haven’t ever tried with mushroom but I will now,’ one foodie wrote. 

‘We can’t wait to try this delicious recipe! What a great idea,’ another wrote.

‘This is next level! Looks SO good and SO yum,’ a third wrote.  

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