Hot 'n' Spicy Chicken and Potato Stew - Tak Toritang

Hot 'n' Spicy Chicken and Potato Stew - Tak Toritang


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About this recipe: This is an easy Korean stew to make. This delicious dish uses chicken drumsticks, potatoes and carrots, which are simmered together in a spicy broth. It goes well with freshly boiled rice.


Serves: 4 

  • 1.1kg chicken drumsticks
  • 2 large potatoes, cut into large chunks
  • 2 carrots, cut into 5cm pieces
  • 1 large onion, cut into 8 pieces
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 125ml soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Korean hot pepper paste

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. In a large pot over medium heat, mix the chicken, potatoes, carrots, onion, sugar and garlic. Pour in water and soy sauce and stir in sugar and hot pepper paste. Bring to the boil, reduce heat to low and simmer 45 minutes, until chicken juices run clear, vegetables are tender and liquid has thickened.

Korean hot pepper paste

Can be found online or in Chinese/Oriental stores. If unavailable, substitute in chilli puree to taste.

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Really delicious! Added mushrooms instead of carrots and this worked well. The meat just came away from the bone - 11 Jan 2014

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