Pickled white radish served on a blue plate. Decorated with green sprouts.

Pickled Radish Paper (Ssam-Mu)

Ssam-mu, or pickled radish paper, is a Korean side dish that is easy to make and pairs well with Korean BBQ for a sweet, tangy and crunchy bite. While you can buy it easily at your local Korean grocer, it’s just as easy to make at home! Making your own ssam-mu allows you to customize …

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Holding cooked sanjeok (meat and vegetable skewers).

Sanjeok (Meat and Vegetable Skewers)

Sanjeok is a popular Korean dish that is often served during celebratory occasions. This is a fun dish to make with your friends or family, and it is delicious, too! Learn more here. What is Sanjeok Sanjeok (산적) is a traditional Korean holiday food often served on Korean Thanksgiving Day (Chuseok) and Korean New Year’s …

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Nabak Kimchi (Water Kimchi)

If you’re looking for a new and exciting way to make your kimchi, you have to try nabak kimchi. Nabak-kimchi is a mild and refreshing water kimchi that’s perfect for the spring weather. It looks beautiful with an orange hue with lots of contrasting vegetables floating in it. It goes well with any Korean dishes. …

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Three open jars filled with chopped onions, sliced chili peppers, and brine.

Pickled Onions (Yangpa Jangajji)

Have you ever tried Korean pickled onions? They are so addictive that it’s hard to stop at one bite. They go well with any Korean dish. Whether it’s Korean BBQ, Korean pancakes, or just plain rice, these pickled onions are so good. They are very easy to make and will take you less than 15 …

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Kimchi Recipe (Napa Cabbage Kimchi)

Kimchi is a type of fermented food that originates from Korea. Kimchi’s name varies depending on the main vegetables used. Here, you will find my best napa cabbage kimchi recipe made in pogi kimchi (whole cabbage kimchi) style. This is the most popular variety and is very versatile! You can either eat it as is …

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Kelp Noodle Salad (Cheonsachae Salad)

Easy and delicious Korean style kelp noodle salad. Try this savory and slightly sweet and tangy Korean kelp noodle salad. This seaweed noodle salad is made with gluten free and low calorie kelp noodles. It is pleasantly crunchy, light and delicious. It goes well with Korean BBQ and other Korean dishes. What are Kelp Noodles …

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Pickled radishes in a jar and a small bowl

Quick Pickled Radishes

Try these Korean style quick pickled radishes. They are super easy to make and will accompany your favorite Korean fried chicken really well. It’s perfectly sweet, tangy and delicious! What is Pickled Radishes Korean pickled radishes are a popular side dish to Korean fried chicken, so they are known as chicken mu (치킨무). Mu means …

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Stack of Pan Fried Korean Zucchini

Pan Fried Korean Zucchini (Hobak Jeon)

Easy Korean style pan fried zucchini recipe! This is a popular Korean side dish, which can be made in under 20 mins. All you need is zucchini, flour, egg and some salt. This savory and delicate tasting pan fried zucchini can easily accompany any Korean main dishes. Let’s make it! What is Pan Fried Korean …

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Spicy Gochujang Mayo Recipe

Spicy gochujang mayo is a condiment our family has became obsessed with recently. The basic version of the sauce requires only 2 ingredients! The sauce will add mild tanginess and rich umami with a bit of kick to your favorite french fries, tuna patties, and so much more. Try it! You will be hooked as …

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Gochujang mayo tuna cakes served on an oval plate

Gochujang Mayo Tuna Patties

These Korean flavor infused tuna patties are so delicious and flavorful without being overbearing. What’s more, it is breaded with panko breadcrumbs outside, making it especially crunchy and even more scrumptious. It’s definitely one of our favorite ways of enjoying canned tuna!  What is Gochujang Mayo Tuna Patties Gochujang mayo tuna patties are made with …

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Tuna Pancakes (Chamchijeon)

Try these super easy Korean tuna pancakes at home! It is a popular Korean side dish, which can be made with readily available ingredients from your pantry and fridge. This side dish is also popular for kids and adults alike!  What are Tuna Pancakes The Korean name for tuna pancakes is chamchijeon (참치전). Though they …

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Braised potatoes in a shallow bowl

Gamja Jorim (Korean Braised Potatoes)

Delicious Korean potato side dish – Gamja Jorim Recipe! Learn how to make Korean braised potatoes using baby potatoes. Soy sauce braised baby potatoes are a popular Korean side dish. It’s called algamja jorim (알감자 조림) in Korean. I used to love having these little cuties in my school lunch box. Baby potatoes are soft …

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Korean Green Salad

Learn how to make Korean style green salad. Or you could call it Korean lettuce salad since there is so much lettuce in it! It’s so easy and quick to make. This salad will compliment well any type of grilled Korean BBQ meat, so make some at your next Korean BBQ gathering! What goes in …

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Ssamjang (Korean dipping sauce) in a bowl

Ssamjang Recipe (Korean Dipping Sauce)

Easy homemade ssamjang recipe!  Today I want to share one of the most popular Korean sauce – Sssamjang recipe. Ssamjang (쌈장) is best known as a Korean bbq dipping sauce. It has mildly spicy and salty flavor with nutty fragrant. And, most importantly it compliments well Korean pork belly bbq (Samgyeopsal). What is Ssamjang It is a …

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Korean Macaroni Salad

Learn how to make Korean style macaroni salad! It is definitely not a traditional Korean side dish, but I seem to spot this dish as often as kimchi when I dine at a Korean restaurant these days. How about you? What is Korean Macaroni Salad Korean macaroni salad is Korean pasta salad side dish made …

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Korean fruit salad on a blue plate

Creamy Fruit Salad (Korean Style)

Korean style creamy fruit salad recipe. Learn how to make this quick and easy creamy fruit salad. This Korean style fruit salad is a great side dish that goes well with both western style and oriental style meals. It is full of savory and sweet flavor too! Have you tried Korean style creamy fruit salad …

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Spicy & Tangy Tofu in a skillet

Korean Tofu with Spicy Korean Ketchup

Try this super easy, Korean vegetarian side dish – Korean tofu with spicy Korean ketchup! This pan fried tofu is lightly coated with spicy Korean ketchup. And, yes, it tastes as it sounds. It has lightly crispy texture outside with the usual soft tofu texture inside. It is then covered with sweet, spicy and lightly …

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Bibimbap sauce, 4 ways

Ultimate Bibimbap Sauce, 4 Ways!

Ultimate bibimbap sauce recipe in four ways! Here, you will find four styles of delicious Korean bibimbap sauce.  It covers spicy to non-spicy bibimbap sauce and classic to funky flavor! As each sauce has a unique flavor profile, you can choose one according to your preference and pair it with your favorite bibimbap ingredients! Bibimbap …

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Spicy Bellflower Root Salad (Doraji Muchim)

Try this one of the most popular Korean side dishes – Spicy Bellflower Root Salad! To locals, this dish is known as Doraji Muchim (도라지 무침) or Doraji Saengchae (도라지 생채). It may be a lesser known side dish to many of you, nonetheless, it is commonly seen at a Korean’s table. This spicy bellflower …

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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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