Korean Rice Cake -TTEOBOKKI (떡볶이)

 

Sweet & Spicy Korean Rice Cake
Sweet & Spicy Korean Rice Cake

 

It feels like fall has officially started after a few rainy days.

The chilly weather is a good reason to stay cosy and to cook something hot and spicy.
Tteobokki is a common street food in Korea, just think of hod dogs in the U.S.
The sweet and spicy sauce and tender rice cake are so hearty and will warm you up in a chilly weather.
Tteobokki is mostly considered as a snack, but you can definitely have it as a meal on a lazy day since it’s pretty filling. You can also be creative for the sub-ingredients. Eggs and fish cake all work great with the sweet and spicy sauce.
Sweet & Spicy Korean Rice Cake
Sweet & Spicy Korean Rice Cake

 

Ingredients:
  • Rice cake 1 Cup
  • Kelp 1 piece
  • Gochujang (Korean red pepper paste) 1tbs
  • Red pepper powder 1 tbs
  • Soy sauce 1 tbs
  • Sugar 1.5 tbs
  • Boilled egg 1 (optional)
  • Toasted sesame seeds 1 tbs (optional)
Instruction:
  • Soak rice cake in warm water.
  • Pour a cup of cold water in a pan, soak kelp in the water.
  • Remove kelp from the water after 15-20 minutes, then add Guchujang(1), red pepper powder(1), soy sauce(1) and sugar(1.5), boil over medium heat.
  • When sauce boils, add rice cake and boiled eggs into the pan.
  • Turn off heat when sauce is reduced to desired consistency.
sweet & spicy korean rice cake
sweet & spicy korean rice cake
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