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Kalbi Korean Chicken

Kalbi Chicken Legs in Air Fryer

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You will love this easy Kalbi Chicken recipe — bold Korean barbecue flavors, and juicy marinated chicken legs in air fryer are simple and tasty. You only need a few ingredients and 30 minutes to enjoy this mouthwatering kalbi chicken dish - Korean BBQ at home is elite! 

  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 chicken legs 1x



6 Chicken quarters

Kalbi marinade

1/2 apple

1/4 cup soy sauce

1/4 cup mirin

2” ginger

4 cloves of garlic

2 stalks of green onion

2 tbsp sesame oil

2 tbsp rice vinegar

2 tbsp sweetener (I used sugar)

1 tsp of pepper
Sesame Seeds (Optional, for topping)


Prepare the Marinade:

Marinate the Chicken:

Preheat Air Fryer:

Air Fry the Chicken:

Grill the chicken legs: 




Cut slits into the chicken for better flavor

  • Cut slits into the chicken so that the marinade can penetrate better.

Marinate for Flavor:

  • Grill or broil the marinated chicken pieces for a delicious char, giving it that authentic Kalbi taste.

No air fryer? No problem. Grill (just like Korean bbq!), roast or pan-fry

  • Grill, roast, or pan-fry the marinated chicken legs for a delicious char, giving it that authentic kalbi taste.
  • Author: Carmen Spillette
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Marinating time: 2 hours
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: mains
  • Method: air fryer
  • Cuisine: asian