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Easy Mild Tteokbokki (20 minute Recipe)

Easy Mild Tteokbokki. Spicy, sweet, chewy rice cakes. This is one popular Korean street vendor snack. It's so delicious and easy to make at home. Takes 20 minutes to make!
5 from 9 votes
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine korean
Servings 2
Calories 1073 kcal



  • Soak rice cakes in warm water for 5 minutes and strain water.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl mix together Korean Gochujang paste, hot pepper flakes, soy sauce, sugar and minced garlic.
  • Meanwhile in a medium size pot set over high heat, boil vegetable stock with kelp. Once it reaches a boil, add in pepper paste and stir to mix.
  • Add in frozen fish cakes and green onions. Strain rice cakes removing the water and add rice cakes to your pot.
  • Simmer for 8-10 minutes until fish cakes are cooked through and the sauce has thickened.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds (optional) and enjoy!


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Calories: 1073kcal | Carbohydrates: 211g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 2541mg | Potassium: 766mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 925IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 103mg | Iron: 4mg