The Super Bowl is quickly approaching, and it’s time to start thinking about what to eat on your next game day!
Korean food is a great option because it’s tasty, flavorful, and tastes exciting! Here are 14 Korean-themed game day food ideas that will help you prepare the perfect Korean dish for your next game day. Are you ready to give it a go?
1. Korean Fried Chicken (Yangnyeom Chicken, 양념치킨)
Korean fried chicken is one of the most sought after Korean foods on a game day in Korea. Koreans often eat it with beer which is why they formed a new word for the combination, Chimaek (치맥) = Fried chicken (후라이드 치킨) + Beer (맥주) .
Get the recipe: Korean Fried Chicken
2. Korean Pickled Radish (Chicken Mu, 치킨무)
Where there is Korean fried chicken, there is also Korean pickled radish! This crunchy, sweet, and tangy pickled radish is a must-have dish.
Get the recipe: Korean Pickled Radish
3. Baked Korean Chicken Wings (치킨윙)
If you’re not into deep-fried chicken, you should definitely check out these baked Korean chicken wings. They’re healthier than traditional alternatives and to die for! You can also try my air fryer version if you’re keen on dusting off your air fryer.
4. Soy Garlic Fried Chicken (Ganjang Chicken, 간장치킨)
These bite-sized chicken nuggets are twice-fried, then coated with a sweet, savory, and sticky soy-garlic sauce. They’re super delicious and make the perfect party appetizer when entertaining friends and family. Especially, your kids will love them!
Get the recipe: Soy Garlic Fried Chicken
5. Korean Popcorn Chicken (팝콘치킨)
Korean popcorn chicken is a popular Korean street snack in Korea. It’s made by deep-frying boneless chicken nuggets and tossing them in Korea’s special sticky, spicy, tangy, and sweet sauce. The best accompaniment is chewy rice cakes for a textural balance!
Get the recipe: Korean Popcorn Chicken
6. Honey Butter Squid Jerky (허니 버터 오징어)
This squid jerky is made by combining honey and other seasonings with dried, shredded squid, then pan-frying the seasoned dried squid until it’s lightly golden brown. It’s very addictive and delicious. Especially, when combined with bitter-tasting alcoholic beverages.
Get the recipe: Honey Butter Squid Jerky
7. Corn Cheese (콘치즈)
Korean corn cheese is a baked casserole dish consisting of corn, cheese, butter, mayonnaise & sugar. It tastes delicious and the smell is amazing due to its fragrance from the butter.
Get the recipe: Korean Corn Cheese
8. Kimchi Pizza (김치 피자)
A new Korean fusion dish that is sure to delight your friends. Try this stone-baked kimchi pizza! It’s crispy, savory, and infused with a hint of kimchi flavor.
Get the recipe: Kimchi Pizza
9. Bulgogi Pizza (불고기 피자)
Korean-style bulgogi pizza is a delicious way to make the most out of Korean BBQ – Bulgogi! This unique recipe includes colorful vegetables, such as corn kernels. It’s a must-try for all lovers of Korean cuisine.
Get the recipe: Bulgogi Pizza
10. Nuclear Fire Noodles and French Fries
This is a fun way to enjoy the popular Korean nuclear fire noodles in a new, crunchy and super hot way. Mixing things up with french fries make it an exciting option for your next snack. It’s fiery and addictive!
Get the recipe: Nuclear Fire Noodles and French Fries
11. Bulgogi Tacos (불고기 타코)
Bulgogi tacos are more authentic than you might realize. While they borrow the idea of using tortillas, everything else is packed with Korean flavor. From Korean salad leaves and radish paper to bulgogi (Korean BBQ), Korean cucumber salad, and spicy Korean taco sauce, they taste amazing, addictive, and delicious!
Get the recipe: Bulgogi Tacos
12. Bibim Mandu (Korean Potsticker Salad, 비빔만두)
This bibim mandu recipe is essentially pan-fried potstickers that are mixed together with a salad and specially made bibim sauce. The combination of sweet and spicy flavors and crispy texture should satisfy everyone.
Get the recipe: Bibim Mandu
13. Tangsuyuk (Sweet and Sour Pork, 탕수육)
A popular Korean-Chinese dish, tangsuyuk is crispy pork coated with a sweet and sour sauce. The pork is crunchy and the sauce delicious — one bite and you’ll be hooked!
Get the recipe: Tangsuyuk
14. Rabokki (Ramen + Tteokbokki, 라볶이)
Rabokki is all about spicy, super delicious spicy rice cakes and ramen noodles. It’s spicy in a very delicious way that has you coming back for more!
Get the recipe: Rabokki
What did you think of my game day food ideas? Of course, I will add more recipes as I expand my recipe collections as time goes by.
In the meantime, if you’re looking for more party food ideas, you might want to check out my Korean Party Food post. It includes a variety of popular Korean appetizers, main dishes, and drinks, and will help you plan a full-blown Korean dinner.
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