Top 4 Dishes That Pair Best With Korean Fried Chicken

Top 4 Dishes That Pair Best With Korean Fried Chicken

If you have always loved Korean fried chicken, you will love it even more when it is paired with side dishes. But first, you need to know all the sides that best compliment the strong flavour profile of Korean fried chicken. Read on to discover the top 5 side dishes that Malaysian locals love and adore!

Side Dish #1: Rice

It’s no secret that Malaysians love their rice. A simple yet great carb option, rice makes any main course much more filling. Not to mention, its neutral flavour profile that plays well with most cuisine. When paired with Korean fried chicken, plain, steamed rice will not dilute the flavours, making it a very safe and stomach-filling option.

Of course, there are rice alternatives that work very well with Korean fried chicken. This includes garlic and kimchi fried rice, which are both available at KyoChon Malaysia! Garlic gives rice a fragrance that’s unmatched, making it a great pairing with the ever-flavourful Korean fried chicken. Meanwhile, kimchi is a Korean food staple, so it is greatly received by Korean food foodies! Its slightly-spicy flavour profile also gives your tastebuds just the kick it needs for an interesting meal!

Side Dish #2: Japchae

Every Korean food foodie knows japchae! This savoury and slightly-sweet dish is centered around deliciously stir-fried glass noodles and vegetables! If you’d like, you can also have it spicy at KyoChon! Japchae is loved among Korean fried chicken fanatics because of how its soft texture just goes so well with crunchy fried chicken! After all, opposites attract!

Side Dish #3: Tteokbokki

Another favourite among Korean food foodies is tteokbokki, which is also known as rice cake. It is almost-always cooked in a delicious spicy sauce, so many people enjoy it that way. When paired with Korean fried chicken, you are embarking on a wild culinary adventure.

Side Dish #4: Potato Wedges

Who hasn’t paired wedges with fried chicken or wings before? Adored by literally everyone you know, wedges are amazing on their own, and with other sauces. Whether you dip it in chilli or tomato sauce, you will be wow-ed by what these cuts of potatoes can do for your tastebuds. Another popular potato-based side dish are Cassava Chips, which are thinly sliced chips. Not sure which one’s your favourite? Try them both, and then decide!

Here’s the best part: you can find all of the sides you love and adore at KyoChon Malaysia! Can’t decide which one? Why not try them all! You can always come back again, and again, and again! Here’s our full menu for your convenience!