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Where To Find The BEST Korean Fried Chicken In Singapore

Jump on the Korean Fried Chicken craze with these 9 chicken joints.

Celebrate National Fried Chicken Day with the best of the mouth-watering Korean Fried Chicken!

You’ve probably tried and swooned over the sweet yet savoury taste of the well-loved KFC – nope, not Kentucky, but the famous Korean fried chicken. Perfectly prepared with a crispy crust encasing tender, juicy flesh underneath and coated with a sweet, tangy sauce, the Korean fried chicken has been gaining in popularity, as chains in Singapore expand and more new brands enter the market.

Here are the 9 best places to get delicious Korean fried chicken in Singapore. Plus, check out the Korean fried chicken delivery options for deals and party meals!

1. Kko Kko Na Ra

Serving Korean fried chicken in Singapore since 2008, Kko Kko Na Ra is one of the first restaurants to introduce the dish to locals, and has earned the reputation as one of Singaporeans’ most well-loved spot. Featuring a crunchy texture and zesty taste, Kko Kko Na Ra prides itself on serving up chicken that is non-greasy and tasty to boot.

There are four different flavours in its chicken – original, soy garlic sauce, sweet and spicy, and hot and spicy. Accompanied by a plethora of other Korean food staples such as Kimchi Pancakes ($22) and Kimchi Stew ($18 for small, $35 for large). A standard eight piece wings and drums set is priced from $20 while a larger 16 piece set is priced from $35 on its lunch menu. If you are looking for a particularly spicy combo for that extra kick, try the Hot & Spicy Kko Kko Chicken dish. With three chilis beside it on the menu, it’s sure to challenge your tolerance of spice.

Kko Kko Na Ra
Address: 68 Tanjong Pagar Rd., 088489
Tel: 9777 8730 
Opening hours: 11:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. (daily)

2. Gayageum Korean Family Restaurant

Located in Bukit Timah Shopping Centre, you’ll find affordable yet delicious Korean food finds. With Korean dramas, variety show Running Man snippets and K-pop music videos playing in the background, this family-run restaurant is a hidden gem and will make you feel like you’ve been transported to a hole-in-the-wall in Seoul. Its Fried Flavoured Chicken dish features an elegant mix of flavours, giving customers a taste of the Original flavour, including two other flavours of choice (from $18 for a small, from $35 for a large).

Gayageum Korean Family Restaurant
Address: 170 Upper Bukit Timah Rd., #B2-14, Bukit Timah Shopping Centre, 588179
Tel: 6463 8011
Opening hours: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 19 p.m. (Wed. to Mon.)

3. Woori-Nara

Woori-Nara’s menu features all the big hits under the Korean culinary repertoire, including our favourite Korean Fried Chicken. Available in sizes large and small, the poultry dish is fried twice to create that extra crunchy skin and then tossed with your choice of sauce. Its Cheese Fried Chicken is one of the more interesting options off the menu (from $18). The place offers boneless options as well, making sure that your indulgent experience is free of all that unnecessary peeling and whatnot.

Address: 19 Lor Kilat, #01-02, 598120
Tel: 6464 9282
Opening hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. (daily)

4. Chir Chir

With multiple outlets spread across the nation, Chir Chir is a bona fide Korean fried chicken joint to be reckoned with. The South Korean brand offers various flavours for its fried chicken, such as Garlicky Chicken, Spicy Chicken and Crispy Fried Chicken (from $19.05). Its also has tenders, and non-fried chicken options, if that’s to your fancy. Sour Cream & Onion Chicken ($33.44) is an interesting dish with sweet onion and creamy onion dipping sauce.

Chir Chir
Address: Multiple locations
Tel: 6509 8364
Opening hours: See website

5. Jinjja Chicken

Best known for, of course, its Korean fried chicken, this halal-certified restaurant serves the popular poultry dish alongside other authentic Korean dishes. Its signatures include Jinjja Wings and Jinjja Drumsticks, tossed with the sauce of your choice – Soy Garlic, Yangyeom, Monster or mixed – with options allowing you to order up to 100 pieces at once, for just $99. A great idea if you are thinking of throwing a fried chicken gathering or even if you are just really hungry (no judgment here). Its menu also features other scrumptious dishes, including desserts such as Bulgogi Beef Burger ($8.90) and Jjajang Myeon (Black Bean Noodles at $7.90).

Jinjja Chicken
Address: Multiple locations
Tel: See website
Opening hours: See website

6. Nene Chicken

Nene Chicken’s menu features a colourful mix of classic fried chicken dishes such as the Two Piece Chicken Meal ($7.50) as well as other more interesting ones such as the Hotplate Chicken ($15.90). Served with a zesty mix of dips, this Hotplate Chicken combo includes the best of all worlds, serving a half chicken of the original flavour and Korean stew chicken with a side of curly fries and cheese. If you are looking for something more filling, the place also serves chicken burgers. With a choice of Original ($5.50) or Freaking Hot ($5.50) flavours, Nene Chicken’s Chicken Burgers are paired with milk buns, iceberg lettuce, tomatoes and red onions. It’s chicken galore!

Nene Chicken
Address: Multiple locations
Tel: See website
Opening hours: See website

7. Chicken Up

Chicken Up is a family-friendly restaurant, offering a diverse choice of items on its menu from stews to noodles, including the well-loved Korean fried chicken. The place also has great deals such as the Chicken Party Packs, from 2 to 10 pax meals, ranging from $40.66 to $111.28. And this choice includes options like half or whole chicken, plus wings and fries. You can choose between the YangNyum, Soya and Crispy sauces and are both also served with a side of your choice – namely Kimchi, Bulgogi, Truffle Fries or Rice. Sounds like a great deal, doesn’t it?

Chicken Up
Address: Multiple locations
Tel: See website
Opening hours: See website

8. Mom’s Touch

A popular spot hailing from South Korea, Mom’s Touch offers deliciously juicy and tender hand-battered and hand-breaded chicken. Just as the name suggests, expect heart-warming chicken dishes with a homely touch, just as mothers make it. Check out family bundles with a choice of Spicy or Original going for 9 pieces for $29 or 12 pieces for $37.80. You can also opt for the all-time favourite Chicken Burger (from $6), with a range of flavours like Cheese Bacon Burger and Mom’s Spicy Thigh Burger.

Mom’s Touch
Address: 20 Eastwood Rd., #01-03, Eastwood Centre, 486442 / 176 Orchard Rd., #B1-07, The Centrepoint, 238843
Tel: 8601 3369
Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Mon. to Fri.); 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Sat. to Sun.) / 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (daily)

9. 4Fingers

This fried chicken joint needs no introduction. The all-too-familiar deep fried (and double fried!) juicy chicken slathered in sweet and tangy special sauce will make anyone go crazy. Get the Signature Mixes from $8.45 for wings, drumsticks, fries and drinks. Go all out with the insane side dishes such as the Loaded Fries ($3.95) or Calamari & Shrimps combo ($7.95).

Address: Multiple locations
Tel: See website
Opening hours: See website

Originally by Lauren Ong, June 2019 / Last updated by Isabel Wibowo

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