22 May 2024

Tteokbokki is one of Korea's signature dishes. This dish, which is difficult to make, is also known as rice cake. Tteokbokki includes both vegetables and sauces. Optionally, it is served with a hard-boiled egg. This dish, prepared in about 40 minutes, has a special place in Far Eastern countries. So, how to make spicy tteokbokki at home? If your ingredients are ready, we can move on to the recipe details.

Prep Time : 20 mins
Cook time : 20 mins
Servings : 2 People
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  • 2 cups rice cake
  • 1 cup green cabbage (cut into strips)
  • 1 carrot (cut into diagonal slices)
  • 2.5 cups fish broth or water
  • 2 green onions (chopped into small pieces)
  • 1 onion (sliced)

For the sauce:

  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2-3 tbsp gochujang
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 cloves of garlic (finely minced)
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce

For the top:

  • Green onion
  • White sesame seeds
  • Hard-boiled egg (optional)
  • Red pepper


  1. Thaw the frozen rice cakes by placing them in cold water for 30 minutes.
  2. After 30 minutes, separate the rice cakes one by one. Drain the rice cakes in a colander and set aside.
  3. In a bowl, add brown sugar, honey, soy sauce, gochujang, and finely chopped garlic and mix.
  4. Pour 2.5 cups of fish broth or water into the wok pan. Let it boil over high heat.
  5. When the water starts to boil, add the sauce mixture and stir.
  6. Turn the heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Then add the rice cakes, carrots, onions, and sliced cabbage to the wok pan in order.
  8. Boil for about 5–6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  9. Then add the green onions and stir for 1-2 minutes.
  10. When the sauce starts to thicken, turn off the heat and place the dish on a serving plate.
  11. Add sesame seeds, green onions, red pepper, and a hard-boiled egg on top, and serve. Enjoy your meal.
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