Korean Spicy Fire Chicken with Cheese (Cheese Buldak)
This spicy fire chicken with cheese packs a punch not just with flavor but with heat too. The sauce is hot with a subtle sweetness to it. Eat it with rice and you have yourself the perfect meal.
- 1.5 lb boneless chicken thigh diced
- 1/4 small cabbage sliced lengthwise
- 1 tbsp garlic minced/grated
- 1 tsp ginger minced/grated
- mozzarella cheese shredded
- 2 tbsp gochujang
- 3 tbsp gochugaru see notes
- 3 tbsp light soy sauce
- 2 tbsp neutral oil
- 3 tbsp honey
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 1 tbsp sesame oil
Add all the buldak sauce ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
Add diced chicken, cabbage, ginger and garlic in a bowl.
Pour the buldak sauce into the the bowl and mix well.
Let it marinate at room temperature for at least 30 minutes.
Pan fry the chicken over high heat for 10 minutes or until the chicken cooks. Stirring occasionally.
Add cheese on top. Cover with lid and turn off heat. Leave until these fully melts and serve. Enjoy! (see notes)
*Amount of gochugaru used should be up to heat preference. Add more if you want it extra spicy. Taste as you go. *If you're using a cast iron skillet/oven safe frying pan, add the cheese on top and broil for a few minutes/until the cheese melts. *You can also transfer the chicken to a microwave/oven safe serving plate. Add the cheese and microwave or place in oven until the cheese melts.