Chicken Seven Serves Korean Fried Chicken and Street Food-Style Snacks in South St. Louis | Food

Chicken Seven Serves Korean Fried Chicken and Street Food-Style Snacks in South St. Louis | Food

Korean fried hen arrived in south St. Louis past summer season with the opening in that municipality’s Holly Hills community of Rooster Seven, which capabilities crispy fried rooster and Korean “street-food stuff style” treats.

The relaxed eatery comes from partner-and-spouse duo Sean Lee and Erica Park, who run working day-to-day functions, in partnership with co-operator Victor Jang of west St. Louis County’s Wudon Premium Korean BBQ and College City’s BoB.Q. The pair came to St. Louis by way of San Antonio, Texas, where by Lee worked as a sushi chef.

With Chicken 7, in a roughly 1,600-sq.-foot stand-by itself making, Lee and Park hope to introduce the place to Korean fried chicken, possibly with out sauce or with one of 6 distinct sauces (whence the establishment’s name). Just after going to common eateries in New York Metropolis even though dwelling there, the duo developed their have recipes for crispy battered boneless rooster, drumsticks and wings, as perfectly as Rice Krispies-coated hen breasts.






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In accordance to Park, the drumsticks are marinated in 10 spices and get their signature crunch from a skinny batter built with a base of flour and cornstarch, as well as a frying time of 20 to 25 minutes. The chicken is then served “original” (that is, sauceless) or brushed with the customer’s selection of sauce: soy garlic, spicy soy garlic, yum yum (a tangy steakhouse sauce frequently credited to the Japanese), contemporary pepper garlic, honey garlic and Buffalo.