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Korean Snack : Skewered Sticky Rice Cakes(떡꼬치)

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Ddeokggochi(떡꼬치) is a popular Korean street food. It is very popular with children, and I used to eat this after school with my friends. The taste is spicy and sweet. Enjoy this great Korean snack.
Ingredients
  Rice cakes 20 (Sticky rice cakes)
  Oil 3 Tablespoon (For frying)
For the sauce:
  Ketchup 3 Tablespoon
  Red pepper paste 2 Tablespoon
  Honey/Corn syrup 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Mirin rice wine 2 Tablespoon (Optional)
  Onion juice 1 Tablespoon
  Minced garlic cloves 1
  Sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped peanuts 1 Tablespoon (Optional)
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Boil the frozen cakes for 1 minute, or until soft. If it's not frozen then boil for 30 seconds. Drain the water once done.
2. Separate the rice cakes and align the rice cakes together and cut them into half. Put 4 or 5 rice cakes into one stick.

MAKING
3. In a pan add soy sauce, cooking wine (Mirim), onion juice, minced garlic, sesame oil, sugar, ketchup, red pepper paste, honey, black pepper and mix well.
4. Cook the sauce using a medium heat till it boils.
5. Take a pan and pour some oil in it. Place the rice cakes arranged in the skewers into the pan and fry them till they turn golden brown in color. Use chopsticks or tongs to flip them.

FINALIZING
6. Coat the fried rice cakes with the sauce using a brush or a spoon.

SERVING
7. Serve warm with cold or hot beverages.

TIPS
You can use a garlic mincer to squeeze out onion juice form the onion.
Peanuts can be chopped/crushed using a sandwich bag as shown in the video.

Things You Will Need
10 Wooden Skewers

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Korean
Course: 
Snack
Equipment: 
Frying Pan
Restriction: 
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Ingredient: 
Rice
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
10
Subtitle: 
Korean Spicy Sticky Rice Cake On Skewers
If you like kebabs but are not a meat eater, then you must try this recipe of Ddeokggochi. These Korean Rice cakes on skewers glazed with a sweet-sour peanutty sauce is truly delicious that it would even tempt the most dedicated meat lovers into trying one. Aeri uses ready frozen rice cakes for this recipe but you can even make them at home if you like. Try making these for your next party, they are sure to impress the guests, especially the kids!

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