Place of origin South Korea
Associated cuisineKorean cuisine
Serving temperatureWarm
Main ingredientsChicken, scallions
Korean name
Revised Romanizationdak-kkochi

Dak-kkochi (Korean닭꼬치; lit. 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] The menu is basically charcoal-grilled Dak-kkochis and spicy seasoned Dak-kkochis.[6][7]


Dak () means chicken, and kkochi (꼬치) means food on skewers or skewers themselves used for culinary purposes.[8]

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. Archived from the original on 31 March 2017. 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. ^ "닭 꼬치구이 만드는 법". terms.naver.com (in Korean). Retrieved 2021-05-03.
  7. ^ "닭꼬치 만드는 법". terms.naver.com (in Korean). Retrieved 2021-05-03.
  8. ^ "kkochi" 꼬치. Korean–English Learners' Dictionary. National Institute of Korean Language. Retrieved 19 February 2017.