Dakgalbi - Spicy stir-fried chicken

Boneless chicken is marinated then cooked with plenty of vegetables. Dakgalbi is a specialty of Chuncheon, a city in Gangwon-do that became popular after being featured in the popular Korean drama "Winter Sonata."




150g chicken breast (may sub. with other parts) (Chicken seasoning: 1 tbsp cooking wine, 1 tsp ginger juice, pinch of black pepper (or marinate in milk)), 50g carrot, 30g cabbage, 50g sweet potato, 50g onion, 30g leek




200ml water, 3 tbsp Korean chili paste, 2 tbsp corn syrup, 2 tbsp soy sauce, 2 tbsp crushed garlic, 2 tbsp cooking wine, 1 tbsp curry powder (opt.), 2 tsp Korean chili powder, pinch black pepper, 1 tsp sesame oil, 1 tsp sesame seed




① Season chicken (about 5 to 7cm chunks) and set aside for 30 minutes.

② Thinly slice carrots, cabbage, sweet potatoes, onions, and leek.

③ Make marinade. (CLOCKWISE ▶ Korean chili powder, black pepper, sesame oil, curry powder, corn syrup, sesame seeds, Korean chili paste, crushed garlic, cooking wine, soy sauce, water)

④ Marinate ① in ③ for about 1 hour.

⑤ In an oiled pan, cook ④ on high heat. When chicken is about half done, add ② and cook for another 5 minutes. Sprinkle sesame oil and sesame seed before serving.