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Perfect Korean Summer Noodles - The best of the best! | MyKoreanKitchen.com

The Best Korean Summer Noodles

Discover seven perfect Korean summer noodles that will help you beat the summer heat! Here, you will find some of the most popular Korean noodle dishes in summer. I don’t know about you, but I love noodles. And, I particularly crave them a lot in summer! In oriental medicine theory, wheat based noodles are known to …

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Cucumber Kimchi Recipe | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Cucumber Kimchi (Oi Kimchi)

Learn how to make quick cucumber kimchi. It’s crunchy, light and flavorful. Just perfect for this summer! Korean Cucumber Kimchi Cucumber kimchi (Oi Kimchi, 오이 김치) is a popular summer kimchi in Korea. My mom used to make either a quick cucumber kimchi (as seen above) or stuffed cucumber kimchi (oi sobagi, 오이 소박이) every …

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Mul Naengmyeon (Korean Cold Noodle Soup) | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Mul Naengmyeon (Korean Cold Noodle Soup)

Let’s make some popular Korean summer noodles – Mul Naengmyeon! These noodles are served in icy cold broth and will help you forget about hot and humid summer weather!  What is Mul Naengmyeon Mul Naengmyeon or Mul Naengmyun (물냉면) is cold noodles served in a chilled broth made from beef and/or Korean radish water kimchi (dongchimi, …

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Korean rice lettuce wraps | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Ssambap (Korean Rice Lettuce Wraps)

Easy Ssambap recipe! Are you familiar with ssam? Ssam (쌈) means any wrapped food in edible leaves and edible seaweed. If you have tried Korean BBQ meat in some lettuce leaves, that is called ssam as well. One type of ssam I love is Ssambap (쌈밥). What is Ssambap Essentially, ssambap means rice wrapped in …

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Easy Dongchimi Recipe

Easy Dongchimi (Radish Water Kimchi)

Easy dongchimi recipe. This light and refreshing radish water kimchi is a perfect kimchi for your spring and summer weather!  What is Dongchimi? Dongchimi (동치미) is a popular water kimchi made with Korean radish. The kimchi is often prepared in late (Korean) fall or early winter using radishes harvested in fall. Apparently, these radishes are …

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Cold Cucumber Soup | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Cold Cucumber Soup

Easy cold cucumber soup recipe. This Korean cucumber soup is a perfect appetizer and side dish particularly during hot summer weather. Learn how to make it at home. It takes less than 15 mins! Cold cucumber soup (Oi Naengguk, 오이냉국) is a very popular Korean summer soup. It has a slightly salty, sweet and tangy vinegary taste. …

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Chicken skewers stacked on a place

Korean Chicken Skewers (Dakkochi)

Delicious Korean chicken skewers – Dakkochi recipe! Dakkochi (닭꼬치) is a popular grilled chicken on a stick. It’s often coated with thick, sticky, and addictive sauce. Some sauces are sweet and salty and some are sweet and spicy. But below you will find both options, so you get to choose! You can easily spot a food …

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Korean toast on a cutting board

Korean Toast

Easy Korean toast – Korean egg toast recipe! In essence, it’s a savory, filling and mildly addictive toast! Korean egg toast, also known as gilgeori toast (길거리 토스트) / street toast , is a popular “on the go” breakfast in Korea. It has been around for 20 or so years  and it’s a popular Korean street …

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Chapssaltteok (Korean Mochi)

Chapssaltteok (Red Bean Mochi)

Super easy Korean mochi – chapssaltteok recipe! Chapssaltteok (찹쌀떡) is a Korean version of Japanese mochi rice cake – daifuku. It is a popular Korean snack and dessert particularly during winter months. Also, it is a popular gift to give to the exam-taker (e.g. university entrance exam). It symbolizes wishing good luck for the exam. …

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Bulgogi Stew with a bowl of rice

Korean Beef Stew (Bulgogi Jeongol)

Sweet and savory Korean beef stew recipe.  I know many of you like bulgogi (Korean BBQ beef), so today I want to share a variation of this delicious recipe. Bulgogi Jeongol / Bulgogi Jungol (불고기 전골) is a Korean hot pot dish consisting of deliciously marinated bulgogi, soup stock, glass noodles and various vegetables. But …

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Korean Noodle Soup (Janchi Guksu) | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Korean Noodle Soup (Janchi Guksu)

Noodle soup is a perfect comfort food in cold weather. Try this easy Korean noodle soup recipe. The soup is savory and refreshing, and tastes a bit like kalguksu (Korean knife cut noodles). This Korean noodle soup also makes an easy one bowl meal for any time of the day! Today I want to introduce …

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Korean kimbap photo from side angle

Easy Kimbap (Korean Sushi Roll)

Easy kimbap (Korean sushi roll) recipe! Today I’m sharing an easy kimbap recipe. In Korea, we call it Yachae Kimbap (야채 김밥). It means vegetable kimbap and this is the most basic kimbap variety available in Korea. While the name indicates that it’s vegetable oriented, it’s not necessarily a vegetarian kimbap. It does include some …

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Baked Curried Chicken Breast with Salad

Baked Curried Chicken Breast with Salad

Super easy baked curried chicken recipe! Make some curried chicken using Korean curry powder. (An alternate option is also discussed.) This oven baked curried chicken breast can be served in a sandwich, wrap or in salads. It’s a versatile dish that will also give you a healthy, light and meal prep friendly lunch/dinner option! Koreans love …

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Ottogi Korean Curry Powder

Ottogi Korean Curry Powder

What is Korean Curry Powder Korean curry powder is a common ingredient used in Korean cooking. While it didn’t make the cut into my essential Korean cooking ingredients list, it is mostly used when you make Korean curry. Many people also use a small teaspoon or tablespoon of it when they marinate meat as well. …

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Korean Banana Milk Recipe

Learn about popular Korean banana milk and make it at home following my easy banana milk recipe! When I was a child, I went nuts about banana milk. I definitely was one of those kids who didn’t like the regular “white milk”. But I could drink any flavored milk, particularly banana milk, non-stop. I loved …

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Korean walnut pastry (Hodugwaja)

Korean Walnut Pastry (Hodugwaja)

Let’s make some sweet Korean snacks, Korean walnut pastry – Hodugwaja! Do you know hogugwaja / hodo kwaja (호두과자)? It’s a popular Korean street snack! But you can also easily see it at a highway rest stop in Korea. It used to be my family’s go to snack while we are travelling around the country. …

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Manduguk (Korean dumpling soup) | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Manduguk (Korean Dumpling Soup)

Light, refreshing, and comforting Korean dumpling soup – manduguk recipe! Manduguk / Mandu-guk (만둣국) is a popular Korean soup particularly on Korean new year’s day. Growing up I was taught that, north Koreans make manduguk / Korean dumpling soup while south Koreans make tteokguk / Korean rice cake soup on new year’s day morning. Though, when …

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