Momofuku’s Fried Chicken Recipe
- 4 cups lukewarm water
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- ½ cup kosher salt
- One 3- to 3 ½-pound chicken, cut into 4 or 8 pieces
- 4 cups grapeseed or other neutral cooking oil
- Octo Vinaigrette
1. Combine the water, sugar, and salt in a large container with a lid or a large freezer bag, and stir until the sugar and salt dissolve. Pat the chicken dry. Add the chicken pieces to the brine, cover or seal, and refrigerate for at least 1 hour and no more than 6 hours. 2. Set up a steamer on t...