Korean-Style Sweet & Sour Chicken

Korean-Style Sweet & Sour Chicken

In this crowdpleaser, Nowadays nuggets are kicked up a notch with a fast, easy, and delicious Korean-style sweet & sour sauce. It’s got honey and spice and everything nice. Just warning - unwanted guests may show up at your door  ;) 

Prep Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 15 min

Serves: 2 

Difficulty: Medium


  • 3 Tbsp gochujang sauce (hot pepper sauce)
  • 2 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • ½ tsp chili flakes
  • ½ Tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 Tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 2 Tbsp scallion, sliced
  • 12  Nowadays Nuggets


  1. Preheat the oven to 425° F.
  2. Remove Nowadays Nuggets from your freezer to thaw while you prepare the sauce.
  3. Combine gochujang, vinegar, honey, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, chili flakes, and nutritional yeast in a small sauce pot and bring to a boil. Immediately bring down to a simmer. 
  4. Simmer and reduce sauce until it’s thick like syrup (the sauce will begin to bubble intensely before it’s done). Set aside to cool. 
  5. Place nuggets in the oven on a baking sheet and bake for 12 min. Then remove.
  6. In a metal mixing bowl, toss nuggets in cooled sauce until well-coated.
  7. Garnish with sesame seeds and scallions on top.
  8. File away a picture of your sweet & sour in the infinite abyss of social media @eatNowadays!

Allergens: Sesame Seed, Gluten, Allium, Nightshade

Elevate your plate: To add a citrus twist to your sweet and sour, add 1 tsp of lemon zest,  1 tsp  orange zest, 1 Tbsp of lemon juice, and 1 Tbsp orange juice to the sauce when you remove it from heat.

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