Slow Cooker Dakdori Tang

Slow Cooker Dakdori Tang

Dakdori tang, sometimes called dakbokkeum-tang, is a homey Korean chicken stew that adapts beautifully to the slow cooker. Most traditional recipes combine the ingredients in a pot and let them bubble, with no sauté step — similar to a one-pot, slow-cooker braise. Here, the dish is cooked on high, and the heat caramelizes the gochujang, a fermented red chile paste. The use of skin-on chicken is customary, and results in a rich broth with a layer of very delicious spiced chicken fat. If you prefer a leaner broth, you can remove the skin from some or all of the chicken parts before starting.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    In a 6- to 8-quart slow cooker combine the potatoes, carrots, garlic, onion, green chile, gochujang, soy sauce, gochugaru, ginger, sugar and sesame oil. Mix well with a spatula to evenly distribute the seasoning on all ingredients. Add the chicken and mix to coat.
  2. Step 2

    Cook until the vegetables and chicken are tender, 4 to 5 hours on high. The stew will hold well on warm after the cook time has elapsed.
  3. Step 3

    Serve the stew in bowls over rice topped with scallions and sesame seeds.