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a top view of dakgalbi heaped on a bed of white rice in a black bowl.


Dakgalbi is a spicy chicken from Korea that I hope you will love!
Course Entree, Main Course
Cuisine Korean
Keyword asian, chicken, dakgalbi, korean, rice, spicy
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6



  • 2 lbs. skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 1/2 head of green cabbage or 1/4 head Napa cabbage
  • 1 1/2 C. rice cake sticks
  • 1 C. sweet potato white or orange
  • 2 T. canola oil
  • 2 T. water


  • 3 T. gochujang
  • 2 T. soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 t. curry powder
  • 1 t. ginger powder
  • 2 T. white wine optional
  • 1 T. white sugar
  • 1 T. sesame oil
  • 1/4 t. black pepper


  1. Soak rice cake sticks in water, if frozen while you prepare sauce.
  2. Combine all sauce ingredients.
  3. Dice chicken into cubes and toss with half of the sauce. Set aside.
  4. Slice sweet potatoes into strips about 1/4 in thick and 3/5 in wide.
  5. Slice cabbage into 1 inch strips.
  6. In a large skillet, heat canola oil on medium-high heat and then add in chicken and sweet potatoes, stirring frequently. 

  7. When chicken is cooked, add in cabbage and rice cakes, stir and then cover for 3-5 minutes.

  8. Serve with rice and #enJOY!