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Cheese Buldak (Korean Fire Chicken w/Cheese)

  • Author: Seonkyoung Longest
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 8 mins
  • Total Time: 18 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x




For Chicken

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast (you can substitute to 4 chicken thighs), cut into bite size
  • 4 Thai chili, chopped
  • 3 to 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped (approximately 1 Tbs)
  • 2 Tbs soju, rice wine or vodka
  • small pinch of salt and black pepper

For the Fire Sauce

For Cooking & Garnish

  • 2 Tbs cooking oil
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • Pinch of sesame seeds


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients for chicken. Mix well and set aside.
  2. In another mixing bowl, combine all ingredients for fire sauce and set aside.
  3. Heat a large non-sick skillet over hight heat; add cooking oil and swirl to coat. Add marinated chicken and cook 2 to 3 minutes each side or until it’s fully cooked.
  4. Add all of sauce and stir everything together. When it combined well, drizzle sesame oil and remove from heat.
  5. Melt mozzarella in a microwave for 2 minutes or double boil. 

    Transfer fire chicken on a serving place and pour melted cheese. Garnish with chopped green onion and sesame seeds. Enjoy!


If you are not used to spicy food, do not attempt to try this recipe.