Hot and spicy rice cake (Korean Ddeokbokki)

Hot and spicy rice cake (Korean Ddeokbokki)

Notes:

  1. Prepare first the rice cake. (Homemade Korean rice cake)
  2. If you dont want spicy you can replace chilli paste and chilli powder with powdered paprika.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound of  homemade rice cake (Use a little more if you’re not adding fish cakes)
  • 4 cups of water
  • 1/3 cup Healthy boy hot pepper paste
  • 1 tbs Trs  Chilli Powder
  • 1 tbs sugar
  • 3 green onions, cut into 3 inch long pieces
  • 2 hard boiled eggs, shelled (optional)
  • ½ pound fish cakes (optional)

Directions:

Prepare the rice cake for ddeokbokki:

  1. Cut it into 8 equal pieces, then roll each piece out into a 4 inch long cylinder shaped rice cake.
  2. Put ½ ts sesame oil onto your hands and gently rub the rice cakes to coat them in a thin sheen of oil. This will give them a nice flavor and keep them from sticking to each other.

Prepare  ddeokbokki:

  1.  Add the water, dried anchovies, and dried kelp to a shallow pot or pan.
  2. Bring to a boil for 15 minutes over medium high heat without the lid.
  3. Stir gently with a wooden spoon when it starts to boil.
  4. Keep stirring until the rice cake turns soft and the sauce thickens and looks shiny, which should take about 7 to 10 minutes.
  5. Remove from the heat and serve hot.

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