Tteokbokki

Serves 4
Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

1 packet of Tteokbokki (Korean rice cake sticks)
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 red onion, sliced
2 cloves garlic, sliced
1 knob ginger, sliced into matchsticks
½ wombok, sliced
1 bunch asparagus
1 bunch coriander, sliced
1 block extra firm tofu
2 tbsp gochujang paste
1 tbsp light soy
1 tbsp dark soy
1 tbsp mirin
½ cup water
5 spring onions, sliced
Salt & pepper

Method

In a flat bottomed pan, over medium-high heat, add oil, onions, garlic, ginger and a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook for 2 minutes or until the onion softens.
Add wombok and tofu and stir to combine. Add gochujang paste and fry-off for a minute.
Add soy sauce, mirin, water and add blanched tteokbokki (rice cake sticks). Stir gently, allowing the sauce to coat the dish and allow to cook for 5-6 minutes.
Stir through asparagus and spring onion and cook for another minute.