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Bul Dak (Korean Fire Chicken)

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"This dish tastes best when enjoyed with some refreshing beer or rice wine. Also, try adding some melted mozzarella cheese on top if you don't mind the extra calories!"
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1 h 3 m servings 477
Original recipe yields 2 servings


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  1. Combine chicken, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, rice wine, 1 tablespoon honey, 1 tablespoon sugar, and black pepper in a large bowl. Marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  2. Combine Asian pear, onion, jalapeno peppers, red pepper flakes, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 1 tablespoon honey, 1 tablespoon sugar, sesame oil, garlic, and mustard in a blender; puree into a smooth sauce.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken; cook until browned, about 5 minutes. Increase heat to medium-high; pour in sauce. Cook until flavors combine, 3 to 4 minutes. Garnish with green onion and sesame seeds.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • Substitute corn syrup for the honey if desired.
  • Substitute Japanese sake for the Korean rice wine if preferred.
  • Editor's Note:
  • Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of marinade ingredients. The actual amount of marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 477 calories; 19.2 50.2 27.3 59 1890 Full nutrition

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i didnt have rice cakes which was sad, but i instead turned into my own creation, i think. i call it 'buldak lasagne' hehe. i had some lasagne sheets available and made a quick cheese sauce....