Gireum Tteokbokki (Oil Tteokbokki)


365g Korean rice cake (stick type)

3 tbsp cooking oil

Seasoning sauce:

1 tbsp gochugaru (Korean hot pepper flakes)

1 ½ tbsp gochujang (Korean hot pepper paste)

1 tbsp corn syrup

2 tsp caster sugar

1 ½ tsp light soy sauce

1 tsp extra virgin sesame oil

1 tbsp chopped garlic


½ tsp toasted white sesame seeds

½ tsp toasted black sesame seeds

Preparation Instructions:

  1. In a small bowl, add in gochugaru, gochujang, corn syrup, caster sugar, light soy sauce and chopped garlic. Stir to combine.
  2. Bring some water to a boil. Blanch the rice cake until soften. Remove and drained.
  3. Heat up a non-stick skillet over medium heat with 3 tbsp of cooking oil. Fry the rice cakes until crisp and bubbly on the surface.
  4. Add the seasoning sauce to the fried rice cakes. Reduce heat to low and mix everything so that rice cakes will become covered with the sauce evenly.
  5. Dish out, garnish with toasted white & black sesame seeds. Serve.

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