Jangjorim
Korean Side Dishes

Jangjorim

Recipe: Jangorim Summary: There are not many meat side dishes in Korea. Jangorim is one of a few meat side dishes. It takes about 2 hours to prepare and it will make your whole kitchen smell like cooked soy sauce, but it is definitely worth it. Ingredients 1.5 pounds beef shank (or brisket) 6 eggs …

Soup

Oyster Soup (Gul Guk)

Recipe: Oyster Soup Summary: I don’t think Oyster Soup is common in most of families, but my grandma used to make it and I still love it. If you are a seafood lover, you will enjoy Oyster soup. You can feel fresh flavor of oysters. Ingredients Oysters without shell 8-10 Radish 1/3 Chopped green onion …

Samgyopsal
Meat Dishes

Samgyopsal

Recipe: Samgyopsal Summary: Samgyopsal is thick, fatty slices of pork belly meat (similar to bacon, but thicker and not smoked). The meat is not marinated or seasoned, and you barbecue it on the dining table using with a small gar stove or charcoal grill. It doesn’t require much preparation. Get Samgyopsal meat from a Korean …

Kimbap
Snacks

Kimbab – Korean Sushi Roll

Recipe: Kimbab Summary: Kimbab is a popular Korean picnic food made with rice and various ingredients, rolled in laver(seaweek) and served in bite-size slices. Ingredients 5 roasted sea laver sheets (nori in Japanese) 2 eggs 1 carrot yellow pickled radish ham (or sausage) 1 cucumber salt sesame oil cooked rice Instructions Whip the eggs gently …

Soup

Cucumber Cold Soup (Naeng Guk)

Recipe: Cucumber cold soup (오이냉국) Summary: Summer in Korea is very hot and humid. There are many cold soups and cold dishes are popular to cool down summer heat. Cucumber cold soup (오이냉국) is one of my favorite summer soup. Here is how I make it. Ingredients Cucumber 1/2 Salt 1/2T Minced Garlic 1t Sliced …

Miscellaneous

Ssam-Jang

Recipe: Ssamjang (쌈장) Summary: Ssamjang is a thick, spicy dipping sauce served with vegetables (cucumber, lettuce, pepper). The name derives from the words jang (meaning “paste” or “thick sauce”) and ssam (meaning “food wrapped in a leaf”), hence “sauce for food wrapped in a leaf.” Ingredients Korean Bean Paste 3T Korean Red Chili Paste 1/2 …

shabu shabu
Meat Dishes

Shabu Shabu

Recipe: Shabu Shabu Summary: Shabu shabu is a Japanese hot pot and it is popular in Korea. Shabu-shabu means “swish-swish,” referring to the swishing action when you cook a thin slice of beef in hot water. Each diner cooks raw beef and vegetable. Ingredients Soup base anchovies 10 Dried kelp (tashima) 5×5″ 1t black pepper …