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    The 35 BEST Korean Recipes

    If you want some exotic new flavors, you can’t go wrong with these great Korean Recipes, they’re all so delicious!

    We’ve compiled this list of thirty five amazing Korean dishes from GypsyPlate and around the internet for you to try in your own kitchen.

    You’ll find awesome stir fry dishes, cozy soups, twirly noodles, and so much more. Korean food has such a diversity of great flavors!

    Cook your way through all of these amazing Korean recipes, you’re sure to find a new family favorite!

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    The Best Korean Recipes:

    1. Japchae (Korean Stir-Fried Glass Noodles)

    Try a new type of chow mein in the Koran version, Japchae (Korean Sti Fried Glass Noodles).

    You all will simply love these sweet potato glass noodles with tender beef and veggies tossed in flavorful Korean flavors. We bet your taste buds will do a happy dance after the first bite…

    Get the Recipe: Japchae 

    2. Korean Beef Bulgogi

    Whip up this Korean Beef Bulgogi when you want something quick and delicious! This recipe is all about the most flavorful marinade that can make the tastiest meat ever.

    Enjoy this great beef bulgogi with rice, or serve it over lettuce.

    Get the Recipe: Korean Beef Bulgogi

    3. Korean Ground Beef Bowl

    How about this delicious Korean Ground Beef Bowl! This recipe is very easy to make and has perfectly balanced flavors which you all will love. So enjoy your weeknight dinner in just 20 minutes.

    Get the Recipe: Korean Ground Beef Bowl

    4. Easy Tteokbokki (Korean Spicy Rice Cakes)

    Make Tteokbokki, Korea’s most famous street food, at home with this incredibly easy and quick recipe!

    These soft, chewy, and spicy rice cakes are smothered in absolutely divine sauce with bold Korean flavors. It makes a delicious and comforting family dinner, or an evening snack.

    Get the Recipe: Tteokbokki

    5. Mayak Eggs (Korean Marinated Eggs)

    Mayak Eggs are popular in Korea for their intense flavors, and this recipe shows how to make them perfectly at home!

    Soft-boiled eggs are left to marinate overnight in a sweet, salty, and slightly spicy marinade. The end result will make you addicted to these super flavorful eggs. A new and delicious way to enjoy your boiled eggs…

    Get the Recipe: Mayak Eggs

    6. Korean Style Ground Pork Soup

    This Korean Style Ground Pork Soup is going to be your ultimate comfort soup! This bowl has bright Asian flavors that go amazing with ground pork.

    Plus, it has addictive Mayak eggs and bok choy to make it absolutely irresistible. So just slurp into this flavorsome soup and get satisfied.

    Get the Recipe: Korean Ground Pork Soup

    7. Korean Spicy Squid (Ojingeo Bokkeum)

    Korean Spicy Squid will become your new favorite weeknight dinner! This super easy and quick recipe can create well flavored and perfectly cooked squid.

    Serve it with rice to make a whole and filling meal.

    Get the Recipe: Ojingeo Bokkeum

    8. Korean Beef Tacos (Bulgogi Tacos)

    Give your taco night a Korean twist with these Korean Beef Tacos, also known as Bulgogi Tacos!

    These tacos are made with a sweet and savory tender steak, Asian-flavored coleslaw, and a drizzle of sriracha aioli to make one of the best flavor bomb tacos ever.

    Get the Recipe: Bulgogi Tacos

    9. Korean Ground Chicken Bowl

    These Korean Ground Chicken Bowls are an easy meal prep option or busy weeknight dinner. They’re full of flavor and done in 25 minutes!

    Get the Recipe: Korean Ground Chicken Bowl

    10. Spicy Noodles

    Do you like spicy food? Then this Spicy Noodles recipe is just for you! With fiery chili oil, these noodles are perfectly balanced with spicy, umami, and a hint of sweet flavors.

    You can easily customize these noodles and make them your own in just 15 minutes. So get ready to make your lazy and delicious meal quickly.

    Get the Recipe: Spicy Noodles

    11. Rabokki (Tteokbokki with Ramen)

    This one is for all the ramen lovers… Rabokki is where the classic comfort of ramen meets the bold flavors of Korean street food. A new sensation in Korean food scene.

    Get the Recipe: Rabokki

    12. Korean Fried Chicken

    This is an excellent Korean Fried Chicken recipe that you will literally get addicted to!

    This super easy fried chicken is made with buttermilk coated crispy fried chicken slathered in Korean Gochujang sauce. You can make many delicious meals with this amazing dish.

    Get the Recipe @ kitchensanctuary

    13. Bibimbap (Korean Rice Bowl)

    This Bibimbap Rice Bowl is very common in Korean cuisine! This delightful bowl is loaded with amazing sautéed veggies, well-marinated beef, fried egg, and the super flavorful bibimbap sauce that takes this bowl to the ultimate level of deliciousness.

    Give your family an amazing rice bowl dinner, that everyone will enjoy.

    Get the Recipe @ recipetineats

    14. Sweet And Spicy Korean Beef With Bao Bun

    Now, this Sweet and Spicy Korean Beef with Bao Bun makes an exceptional appetizer or lunch for your coming parties.

    These bao buns are super easy and super tasty treats that everyone will enjoy.

    Get the Recipe @ lizzylovesfood

    15. Momofuku Bo Ssam (Korean Pork Roast)

    This Momofuku Bo Ssam (Korean Pork Roast) is one magical dish that you will love in every way.

    This fall-apart tender, juicy, and melt-in-your-mouth meat will be great to serve for your holiday season and to impress your family and friends. Just follow this recipe to create Korean magic…

    Get the Recipe @ mykoreankitchen

    16. Kimchi Fried Rice

    Kimchi is a very popular Korean side dish, but have you tried Kimchi Fired Rice? If not, then this is the time to make extremely flavorful fried rice with this recipe.

    This amazingly easy dish is super flavorful and gets ready in just 20 minutes. Try this Kimchi Fried Rice today.

    Get the Recipe @ healthynibblesandbits

    17. Galbi – Korean BBQ Marinated Beef Short Ribs

    We love barbeques, but have you made Korean barbecue in your backyard? No, then you are seriously missing out on major flavors.

    This Galbi recipe is just outstanding. This summer, try this ultimate Gabi and you’ll become a forever fan of these ribs.

    Get the Recipe @ recipetineats

    18. Kimbap

    Kimbap (Korean Seaweed Rice Roll) is a delicious variation of sushi that you all must try!

    It tastes different from sushi, but the process of making these pretty rolls is almost similar. It’s versatile and a totally fun finger food.

    Get the Recipe @ beyoundkimchee

    19. Korean Rice Balls

    Korean Rice Balls can give your leftover rice an amazing makeover. You can also give your unused veggies and meat a second chance and make a super delicious snack or meal.

    These balls go great in lunch boxes.

    Get the Recipe @ beyondkimchee

    20. Kimchi 

    Kimchi is one of the popular fermented foods in Korean cuisine. There are many variations, but this Napa Cabbage recipe is the most famous one.

    You can uplift any of your dishes with it. Learn how to make perfect homemade Kimchi with this recipe.

    Get the Recipe @ mykoreankitchen

    21. Jjapaguri (Easy Ram Don Korean Noodles)

    Jjapaguri is an exceptional dish you are going to love making at home! It uses two instant noodles, ramen and udon, along with stir fried ribeye steak.

    It’s a super delicious and quick meal that will defiantly satisfy your taste buds. Too yummy…

    Get the Recipe @ aspicyperspective

    22. Dakgalbi (Stir-fried Spicy Chicken)

    Now, Dakgalbi is an extremely flavorsome dish! This restaurant-worthy stir fry is made with delicious marinated boneless chicken, along with rice cakes and veggies.

    It’s going to be one of your favorite Korean recipes.

    Get the Recipe @ koreanbapsang

    23. Jaengban Guksu (Cold Noodles and Vegetables)

    Guys, this summer make this Korean delicacy, Jaengban Guksu for your outdoor parties or potlucks, and impress everyone.

    This delicious platter is made of your choice of veggies and proteins and with an amazingly delicious sauce. What are you waiting for?

    Get the Recipe @ koreanbapsang

    24. Maekjeok Doenjang Pork Belly 

    Make your favorite pork belly in Korean style with his Maekjeok Doenjang Pork Belly recipe!

    This super flavorful and easy dish is again about a great marinade that makes it super special.

    Get the Recipe @ londonishungry

    25. Easy Dakdoritang (Spicy Korean Chicken Stew)

    Dakdoritang is a traditional Korean stew that is loaded with incredible flavors and ingredients!

    This delicious recipe is absolute comfort food at its best. So when you crave some spicy, hearty and satisfying meal, do make this Korean chicken stew.

    Get the Recipe @ cookerru

    26. Kimchi Stew with Pork and Tofu

    Another smashing Korean soup is Kimchi Stew with Pork and Tofu! This splendid recipe is loaded with great flavos and textures that you will fall in love with.

    We bet this perfectly balanced soup will satisfy you completely. Just give this delicious recipe a try.

    Get the Recipe @ delicrunch

    27. Galbi Jjim – Korean Braised Short Ribs

    Make your holiday spread a little different by making this Galbi Jjim recipe! These Koran Braised Short Ribs will make everyone’s mouth water.

    They are perfectly balanced and flavored short ribs, and will become your family favorite.

    Get the Recipe @ spoonforkbacon

    28. Jjimdak

    This Korean Braised Chicken, also known as Jjimdak, is one of the most flavorsome dishes you will ever try.

    It has complex flavors that go great with each other. So give this Korean delight a try at home with the amazing recipe.

    Get the Recipe @ mykoreankitchen

    29. Korean Dumplings (Mandu)

    These Korean Dumplings, also known as mandu, are specially made during Lunar New Year.

    These flavorful and cute dumplings are made with Korean kimchi, which is loaded with flavors.

    Get the Recipe @ rasamalaysia

    30. Korean Rolled Omelette

    Make your family this Korean version of Rolled Omelet, and see it become your new favorite breakfast!

    This delicious omelet is made with simple veggies like carrots and scallions, but you can easily customize it and make it your own.

    Get the Recipe @ theflouredcamara

    31. Budae Jjigae (Korean Army Stew)

    Budae Jjigae is an iconic dish that you can make at home with this easy recipe! It makes a remarkably comforting stew that is loaded with your favorite ingredients and flavors.

    The best part is the flavorful broth which takes this stew to another level of goodness. This winter gives this Korean delight a definite try.

    Get the Recipe @ cookerru

    32. Korean Corn Cheese

    Make your favorite corn more delicious with this Korean Corn Cheese recipe! This awesome cheesy dish is insanely easy to make and hard to resist.

    You can serve this fantastic Korean Corn Cheese for your next special event as an appetizer, and see it disappear from your table in no time.

    Get the Recipe @ kirbiecravings

    33. Korean Street Toast (Gilgeori Toast)

    Treat yourself with this delicious Korean Street Toast, it’s super fun to make and loaded with healthy and filling ingredients! Make your breakfast interesting with this easy and quick toast that will keep you full for a long time.

    Get the Recipe @ urbanfarmie

    34. Korean Pork Belly

    You are going to love this Korean Pork Belly, which is incredibly easy to make and packed with flavors and addictive textures!

    This recipe takes only 35 minutes from start to finish. So wow your family and friends with this awesome Pork Belly.

    Get the Recipe @ pinchandswirl

    35. Soondubu Jjigae

    We are wrapping up this list of sensational Korean recipes with the ultimate Soondubu Jjigae!

    This flavorful stew is made with fresh and soft tofu, lots of veggies, kimchi, chili flakes, and eggs, making this an irresistible stew.

    Serve this hot and bubbling and it will be your new favorite comfort food. Just relish it…

    Get the Recipe @ drivemehungry

    So there you go, thirty five tasty and exotic Korean recipes for you to cook. Don’t they all look delicious? Which ones will make their way into your regular rotation?

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    35 BEST Korean Recipes

    This great collection of tasty and easy Korean Recipes will satisfy your cravings without a trip to the restaurant! Try these flavorful marinated eggs:


    • 5 soft boiled eggs
    • 1/2 cup soy sauce
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 1/2 cup honey or sugar
    • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
    • 3-4 scallions, chopped
    • 1 Tbsp ginger, chopped
    • 1 green chili, chopped
    • 1 red chili, chopped
    • 1 Tbsp sesame seeds


    1. Mix in all the ingredients of the marinade in a bowl.
    2. Peel the eggs and put them in a container (that has a lid to cover). Pour the marinade over the eggs. Cover with lid and refrigerate overnight.
    3. You can turn the eggs in marinade in 4-5 hours so they get even color all over.
    4. Mayak eggs are ready to eat next morning.

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    Welcome to GypsyPlate! I'm Alpana, former wordwide tour manager and professional caterer, now full time blogger. I love exploring cuisines from around the world, and my recipes have been featured on sites such as MSN, Parade, Brit + Co, CNET and AOL. You can explore my entire collection of sortable recipes in my Recipe Index or learn more about me here.

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