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Dakbokkeumtang Korean Chicken Stew (30 minutes)

This is a delicious hearty and mild version of Korean Spicy Chicken Stew! It's a wonderful comforting dish perfect for dinner and leftovers for lunch!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine asian, korean
Servings 2
Calories 964 kcal


  • 4 chicken thighs skinless boneless
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 carrot chopped
  • 4 russet potatoes peeled and quartered
  • 2-3 cups water
  • 1 tsp avocado oil
  • 1 stalk green onion chopped


  • 1 tbsp gochujang
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • ½ tbsp garlic minced
  • ½ tbsp sesame oil


  • In a small bowl, mix together sauce ingredients.
  • In a medium size pot set over medium high heat, add avocado oil. Add onions and fry until soft and translucent. Then add chicken thighs and brown them.
  • To the pot, add potatoes, carrots and fry for 1-2 minutes. Then add water, sauce and mix well. Cover with a lid and bring this to a boil. Then reduce to a rolling simmer. Simmer for 15-20 minutes until chicken is cooked. At the end, add in green onions.

Suggest Equipment & Products

Cutting Board
Santoku Knife
Measuring Set
Large Pot 5 Qt
Regular Soy Sauce
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Calories: 964kcal | Carbohydrates: 96g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 221mg | Sodium: 1239mg | Potassium: 2510mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 5353IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 116mg | Iron: 6mg