Korean Chicken Stew with Gochujang Sauce

a bowl of Korean Chicken Stew with Gochujang Sauce

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An easy recipe for Korean chicken stew with spinach in a delicious sweet and spicy chili sauce. A delicious one pot dinner that’s perfect for the whole family.



Garnish: 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds


  1. Put the chicken, green onion bottoms and all the marinade ingredients: Gochujang,  soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger, garlic and brown sugar, into a bowl and stir to combine. Cover and marinate for 30 minutes.
  2. Heat 1/3 cup water over high heat in a Dutch oven or a heavy pot with a lid. As soon as the water boils, add the chicken and all the marinade ingredients. Bring to a boil. Lower the heat to a simmer. Cover and cook for 20 minutes. Give the stew a stir and cook, uncovered, for 10 minutes more, to thicken the sauce.
  3. While the stew is simmering, get your rice cooking.
  4. Remove stew from heat and immediately add green onion tops and spinach to the pot. Stir and toss until the spinach has wilted from the heat of the stew.
  5. Divide the stew among shallow bowls. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve with rice.


Nutrition information for this recipe is calculated for the stew only and doesn’t include the rice.

Nutrition information is calculated by Nutrifox, an online nutrition calculator for websites. We strive to keep the information as accurate as possible but nutrition information can vary based on many factors. If your health and well being is in question we recommend you check with a licensed dietitian or nutritionist.

Keywords: Korean, Chicken, Stew, Gochujang sauce, Easy recipe