Place of origin South Korea
Associated national cuisine Korean cuisine
Serving temperature Warm
Main ingredients Chicken, scallions
Cookbook: Dak-kkochi  Media: Dak-kkochi
Korean name
Hangul 닭꼬치
Revised Romanization dak-kkochi
McCune–Reischauer tak-kkoch'i
IPA [tak̚.k͈o.tɕʰi]

Dak-kkochi (닭꼬치, "chicken skewer") is a popular South Korean street food consisting of small pieces of chicken and scallions grilled on a skewer.[1][2][3][4]

Dak (chicken) is the most popular type of kkochi (skewered food). Others include sausages, fish cakes, and short rib patties called tteok-galbi.[5]


Dak () means chicken, and kkochi (꼬치) means food on skewers or skewers themselves used for culinary purposes.[6]

See also


  1. AsiaToday (31 January 2017). "Korean Cuisine Introduced at JNU International Food Festival". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 14 May 2017.
  2. Barnes, Brad (31 March 2017). "Korean street food... that fitted the Bill for starters". Peterborough Telegraph. Retrieved 14 May 2017.
  3. Yun, Suh-young (27 November 2013). "Fresh from the street". The Korea Times. Retrieved 14 May 2017.
  4. Gilchrist, John (17 February 2017). "John Gilchrist: Long a go-to choice, Jack Astors adapts with the culinary times". Calgary Herald. Retrieved 14 May 2017.
  5. "Korean Snacks". Korea Tourism Organization. Retrieved 2018-03-01.
  6. "kkochi" 꼬치. Korean–English Learners' Dictionary. National Institute of Korean Language. Retrieved 19 February 2017.

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