Korean Spicy Chicken Stew Recipe

Korean Spicy Chicken Stew - potatoes, chicken, onion, baby carrots, scallions, soy sauce, chili paste.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Korean
Keyword Korean Spicy Chicken Stew
Servings 4 people
Calories 445 kcal


  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 1/4 lbs chicken, cut into pieces and seasoned with some salt and pepper
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 10 oz potatoes, cut into pieces
  • 5 baby carrots
  • 2 stalks scallions, cut into 2-in lengths


  • 3 tablespoons Korean chili paste
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon Korean chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine, (or sake)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon anchovy sauce or fish sauce, (to taste)


  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over high heat. Working in batches if necessary, add the chicken, skin-side down, and brown on both sides, about 6-7 minutes per side.
  2. In a small bowl, combine all the Seasoning ingredients and mix well. Set aside.
  3. When all the chicken is browned, add the onion, potatoes, baby carrots, and scallions. Stir a few times to combine well. Add the Seasoning into the pot, stir to blend well with all the ingredients. Cover the pot reduce the heat to medium-low, stirring now and then. Cook for about 45-60 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the potatoes are tender. Add some water if the stew is too dry.
Nutrition Facts
Korean Spicy Chicken Stew Recipe
Amount Per Serving (4 people)
Calories 445 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 43%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 106mg 35%
Sodium 499mg 21%
Potassium 710mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 3g
Protein 29g 58%
Vitamin A 43.1%
Vitamin C 19.1%
Calcium 5.2%
Iron 22.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.