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Braised Lotus Root (Yeongeun Jorim)

Korean lotus root side dish – lotus root braised in soy sauce. It’s salty, sweet and moreish! Yeongeun Jorim (연근조림) is one of my favourite side dishes, and my mom cooks this really well. There are a couple of various ways of cooking lotus and I like the one has a softish chewy texture and …

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Tofu Kimchi (Dubu Kimchi) | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Tofu Kimchi (Dubu Kimchi)

Easy Tofu Kimchi (Dubu Kimchi) recipe. Ready in 15 mins! Tofu Kimchi (Dubu Kimchi, 두부김치) is a delicious and versatile Korean side dish, primarily made with tofu and kimchi. Though it doesn’t mean that it’s kimchi made with tofu. (That sounds interesting, though! Lol) Tofu Kimchi is essentially a stir fried kimchi served with boiled …

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Korean Frozen Dumplings (Mandu)

Cooking Korean frozen dumplings! One thing I don’t like about winter is its weather. It is just too cold, so I am not as motivated as other seasons to cook any meals. I just want to stay in my room and snuggle up. However, the fact that we have to eat to survive is what …

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Korean oyster pancake recipe | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Korean Oyster Pancakes (Gul Jeon)

Learn how to make easy Korean style oyster pancakes! Ready in 20 minutes. One thing I miss about Korea is the abundance of cheap seafood. Oysters definitely belong into this category. Back in the days when I was living in Korea (in 2006), I was able to get 400g of oysters (which is equivalent to …

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Korean enoki mushroom pancakes | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Korean Enoki Mushroom Pancakes

Korean enoki mushroom pancakes (Paeng-ee beoseot jeon, 팽이버섯전) are a perfect side dish for a mushroom lover! They are loaded with savoury flavour and crisp texture and are really easy to make! Our family loves mushrooms. Name any kinds! (Obviously, excluding the poisonous ones! Lol) I originally shared this enoki pancakes recipe back in 2006 …

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Braised Baby Potatoes (Algamja Jorim)

How to make braised baby potatoes! Braised baby potatoes (Algamja Jorim, 알감자 조림) is a popular Korean side dish. I used to love having these little babies in my school lunch box. Baby potatoes are soft inside but outer layer is somewhat sticky because it’s coated with Its sweet and salty brine. It’s perfect to …

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Gochujang Pancakes

Easy gochujang pancakes!  Gochujang pancakes are called Jang-Tteok in Korean. The word “Jang” (장) means seasoning, like soy sauce (Ganjang, 간장), soybean paste (Doenjang, 된장), or chilli paste (Gochujang, 고추장). Therefore “Jang-Tteok” (장떡) means pancakes seasoned with some kind of sauce that I mentioned earlier. Its name can be varied depending on the type of …

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Gungjung Tteokbokki (Korean Royal Court Rice Cakes) | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Gungjung Tteokbokki (Korean Royal Court Rice Cakes)

Gungjung Tteokbokki is a Korean royal court cuisine that originated from the royal palace in the Joseon dynasty. Gungjung means “palace or royal court” in English. It is known as king’s snack. Unlike typical Tteokbokki (Korean spicy rice cakes), Gungjung Tteokbokki is not spicy but rather savoury. Gungjung Tteokbokki VS. Tteokbokki If you are familiar with Korean …

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Tuna Pancakes (Chamchijeon)

Super easy Korean tuna pancakes! Tuna pancakes (Chamchijeon, 참치전) is something you can make easily with readily available ingredients from your pantry. It’s a great side dish for kids (without chili to remove the spiciness) and it will go well in anyone’s lunchbox. I hope you get to try this soon! (Update: Check my improvised …

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Korean fish cake side dish | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Korean Fish Cake Side Dish

Learn how to make this popular Korean fish cake side dish! Korean fish cake stir fry is a very popular Korean side dish (banchan, 반찬) in Korea. Korean fish cake is called eomuk (어묵) or odeng (오뎅), so Korean fish cake stir fry is called Eomuk Bokkeum, 어묵볶음 or Odeng Bokkeum, 오뎅볶음. Korean fish cake …

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