Korean fried chicken by Apgujeong Korean Tent Bar in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Most Koreans surveyed recently say the dish isn’t Korean, but a diners in a global survey said Korean fried chicken is their favourite Korean dish. Photo: SCMP
Korean fried chicken by Apgujeong Korean Tent Bar in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Most Koreans surveyed recently say the dish isn’t Korean, but a diners in a global survey said Korean fried chicken is their favourite Korean dish. Photo: SCMP

Korean fried chicken is not Korean, most Koreans say – but for rest of the world it’s their favourite Korean food and the one they eat most often

  • In a survey, 8,500 people in 17 cities around the world were asked to name their favourite Korean dish. Korean fried chicken topped the list
  • In another survey in South Korea, a majority said Korean fried chicken isn’t Korean. Think of it as ‘K-food’ instead, an academic suggests

Topic |   Food and Drinks
Korean fried chicken by Apgujeong Korean Tent Bar in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Most Koreans surveyed recently say the dish isn’t Korean, but a diners in a global survey said Korean fried chicken is their favourite Korean dish. Photo: SCMP
Korean fried chicken by Apgujeong Korean Tent Bar in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Most Koreans surveyed recently say the dish isn’t Korean, but a diners in a global survey said Korean fried chicken is their favourite Korean dish. Photo: SCMP
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