Tteokbokki - Spicy stir-fried rice cakes
A savory and spicy Korean dish made from rice cakes (Tteokbokki). Vegan and very stuffing.
Cuisine: korean
Portionen / Serves: 3-4 portions
Zutaten / Ingredients
  • 500g Tteokbokki - rice cakes (it's best if you just go to an asian supermarket and ask)
  • ca. 250g chinese cabbage
for the sauce
  • 1-2 spring onions, sliced thinly
  • 750 ml vegetable broth (about 3 piled tsp)
  • 3 tbsp red chili paste- Gochujang
  • 1-3 tsp red chili flakes- Gochugaru
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp corn syrup (or add another tbsp sugar)
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
Zubereitung / Instructions
  1. Let the rice cakes soak in water for approx. 20 minutes (if they're hard or frozen)
  2. Slice the cabbage and the spring onions.
  3. Add the broth to a pan and bring it to a boil while adding all the other sauce ingredients - except for the sesame oil and seeds. Stir until the red chili paste has dissolved completely.
  4. Now add the rice cakes and let it simmer for 8-10 minutes until they become very soft and the sauce thickened a bit. Don't forget to stir to make sure the Tteokbokki don't stick to the pan.
  5. Add the chinese cabbage and let it simmer for another 4-6 minutes, while constantly stirring.
  6. Savour it and spice up if necessary.
  7. At last add the sesame oil and seeds and turn off the stove.
  8. Serve on plates and garnish with some sesame.
Recipe by Purple Avocado at