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Eomuk-bokkeum (Korean Spicy Fish Cake Stir-Fry)

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 3 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Korean


Eomuk-bokkeum or Korean Spicy Fish Cake Stir-Fry is a type of banchan prepared with sliced fish cakes stir fried with vegetables and a sweet, spicy, savory sauce.



Fish Cake

  • 6 sheets Korean frozen fish cake, sliced
  • 1/2 white onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 small carrot, thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp neutral flavoured oil


  • 1 tbsp gochujang
  • 1 tbsp gochugaru, hot chili pepper flakes coarse
  • 1 tbsp mirin
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 stalks spring onions, sliced
  • 1 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp water
  • freshly ground black pepper


  • toasted sesame seeds
  • spring onions, chopped


  1. In a bowl combine all sauce ingredients together, mix well then set it aside.
  2. In a pan heat oil in medium heat then once hot add fish cakes, onions, and carrot. Stir fry for 3 minutes.
  3. Pour prepared sauce into the pan then continue to stir fry for two minutes. Turn off heat then serve garnished with toasted sesame seeds and chopped spring onions.