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Easy Mild Tteokbokki

Mild Tteokbokki Rice Cakes. Spicy, sweet, chewy rice cakes. A popular Korean street vendor snack. It's so delicious and easy to make at home. Ready in 20 minutes!
5 from 9 votes
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine korean
Servings 2
Calories per serving 689 kcal


  • 2 ½ cups Korean rice cakes
  • 2 cups water or vegetable stock for more flavour
  • 1 cup Korean fish cake sliced into triangles or strips (or sub with Fish Cake Balls)
  • 4 pieces dried kelp
  • 2 stalks green onion chopped into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame seeds (optional garnish)



  • Soak rice cakes in warm water for 5 minutes. Strain the liquids.
  • In a bowl, combine sauce ingredients until well combined and set aside.
  • In a non-stick pan, add water and dried kelp. Bring to boil.
  • Once it reaches a boil, mix in sauce until combined with water. Bring to a boil.
  • Add fish cakes, rice cakes and green onions. Lower heat to medium flame. Let it simmer for 10 minutes uncovered, until sauce has thickened.
  • Once sauce has thickened, remove off heat. Garnish with sesame seeds. Enjoy!
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Measuring Set
10-inch non stick pan
Silicone Spatula 3-Piece Set
Cutting Board
Calories: 689kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Sodium: 1037mg | Potassium: 129mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 425IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg