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#3323: Samyang Foods Buldak Carbo HOT Chicken Flavor Topokki – South Korea

#3323: Samyang Foods Buldak Carbo HOT Chicken Flavor Topokki - South Korea

Two days in a row of varieties with long names! This one does NOT include noodles, however it’s topokki. What’s that? Wikipedia, if you please –

teok-bokki (떡볶이) or stir-fried rice cakes is a popular Korean food made from small-sized garae-tteok (long, white, cylinder-shaped rice cakes) called tteokmyeon (떡면; “rice cake noodles”) or commonly tteok-bokki-tteok(떡볶이 떡; “tteok-bokki rice cakes”).[1][2] Eomuk(fish cakes), boiled eggs, and scallions are some of the most commonly added ingredients. It can be seasoned with either spicy gochujang (chili paste) or non-spicy ganjang (soy sauce)-based sauce; the former being the most typical form,[3] while the latter is less common and sometimes called gungjung-tteok-bokki (royal court tteok-bokki).

Today, variations also include curry-tteok-bokki, cream sauce-tteok-bokki, jajang-tteok-bokki, seafood-tteok-bokki, galbi-tteok-bokki and so on. Tteok-bokki is commonly purchased and eaten at bunsikjip (snack bars) as well as pojangmacha (street stalls). There are also dedicated restaurants for tteok-bokki, where it is referred to as jeugseog tteok-bokki (impromptu tteok-bokki).

Curry topokki?! Oh man I’m missing out. These little rice tubes of deliciousness are just what the doctor ordered – let’s give it a try!

Samyang Foods Buldak Carbo HOT Chicken Flavor Topokki – South Korea

#3323: Samyang Foods Buldak Carbo HOT Chicken Flavor Topokki - South Korea

Detail of the side panels (click to enlarge). Looks to be meat free but check for yourself. To prepare, add sauce, topokki, and hot water to the line. Microwave for 2 1/2 minutes at 1000W with the lid on. Add in powder. Finally, stir and enjoy!

Detail of the lid (click to enlarge).

An included spork!

A large pouch of topokki.

A wet sachet of sauce.

A dry cheese powder sachet.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added baked chicken. spring onion, sesame seeds, and fried onion. The tteokbokki comes out very well – very satisfying. The carbo flavor is quite good – although came out soupy this go around. Nevertheless it’s very good. 5.0 out of 5.0 stars.  EAN bar code 8801073910287.

Samyang Carbo Buldak Tteokbokki Korean Rice Cake Instant 8oz 230g (Carbo & Roast Chicken Sauce) Snack

Watch me cook on Instant Noodle Recipe Time!

2x Spicy Buldak Bokkeummyun Cups & More From Samyang Foods

2x Spicy Buldak Bokkeummyun Cups & More From Samyang Foods - South Korea - The Ramen Rater

Got an email from Samyang Foods asking to verify my address for a shipment of samples a week or so ago! Today the box arrived in all it’s glory! Wonder what’s inside? Let’s see!

2x Spicy Buldak Bokkeummyun Cups & More From Samyang Foods – South Korea

2x Spicy Buldak Bokkeummyun Cups & More From Samyang Foods - South Korea - The Ramen Rater

Upon opening the flaps (click to enlarge) – a little note!

2x Spicy Buldak Bokkeummyun Cups & More From Samyang Foods - South Korea - The Ramen Rater

A sheet (click to enlarge) with a QR code to help cook this new product from Samyang Foods!

2x Spicy Buldak Bokkeummyun Cups & More From Samyang Foods - South Korea - The Ramen Rater

It’s Hochi (click to enlarge) – Hochi is the mascot of the ultra spicy Samyang Foods Buldak Bokkeummyun series! These are little plush heads with a hook – or you can put on your window with a suction cup!

2x Spicy Buldak Bokkeummyun Cups & More From Samyang Foods - South Korea - The Ramen Rater

Hey – some snacks (click to enlarge)! Pretzels and crunchy snacks! My son Miles really approves of the caramel pretzels – they’re like regular little pretzels but have a caramel flavored powder coating which is really quite tasty! They al;so come in wasabi (gonna see if he’ll give those a try – he likes it really spicy and he’s only 21 months old – that’s my boy!) and cheese. Below are crunchy hollow tube snacks – It looks like the ones on the left are honey flavor and the other two say they’re banana. Very eager to try all of these!

2x Spicy Buldak Bokkeummyun Cups & More From Samyang Foods - South Korea - The Ramen Rater

Miles kind of figured out I was doing something (click to enlarge). Here’s the new variety from the enclosed sheet from above and a spicy kimchi flavor. Wow these are fresh – born on June 1st and it’s June 6th!

2x Spicy Buldak Bokkeummyun Cups & More From Samyang Foods - South Korea - The Ramen Rater

A 2x Spicy Buldak Bokkeummyun bowl (click to enlarge) and two of the spicy Song Kimchi bowls.

2x Spicy Buldak Bokkeummyun Cups & More From Samyang Foods - South Korea - The Ramen Rater

Cup versions (click to enlarge) of the 2x spicy and the song kimchi varieties.

2x Spicy Buldak Bokkeummyun Cups & More From Samyang Foods - South Korea - The Ramen Rater

Miles was quick to snag (click to enlarge) and start stacking the cups. Stick to the caramel pretzels kiddo – I think you’ll have to wait a year or two to try that 2x spicy! Thank you so much for the samples – really made my day!