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crunchy and sticky Korean style popcorn chicken | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Korean Style Popcorn Chicken

Are you ready to indulge yourself in this crunchy and sticky Korean style popcorn chicken?  Korean popcorn chicken (Dakgangjeong, 닭강정) is a popular Korean street snack in Korea. The boneless chicken nugget is deep fried and coated with Korea’s special sticky, spicy, tangy and sweet sauce. I know it was a bit mouthful to describe …

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Nutella Stuffed Sweet Rice Flour Doughnut Holes - Outside is crunch but inside is sticky like mochi rice cakes and gooey! | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Nutella Mochi Donut Holes

Nutella + Mochi + Donut Holes = Bomb! This combination makes a super delicious chewy gooey nutella mochi donut holes! With the Easter holiday just around the corner (in fact, by the time you read this, the holiday would have just started) I am sharing a dessert recipe today. I don’t know why I often …

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How to make popular Korean winter street food - Korean sweet pancakes (Hotteok). It's the ultimate sweet comfort! | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Hotteok (Korean Sweet Pancakes)

Learn to make popular Korean winter street food – Hotteok (Korean sweet pancakes). It’s crispy outside and inside is filled with sweet gooey indulgence! Today I’m sharing my sweet tooth love with you. I’m here to present my Korean sweet pancakes (Hotteok, Hoddeok or Hodduk, 호떡) recipe! My original recipe is like 9 years old …

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How to make Korean rice cake skewers (Tteok Kkochi) at home. It's one of the most popular Korean street food! It's simply delicious and addictive! | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Korean Rice Cake Skewers (Tteok Kkochi)

Crunchy, delicious and addictive Korean rice cake skewers (Tteok Kkochi) recipe! Do you like rice cakes? I love them. I particularly love the soft and chewy texture of them. Korean rice cakes are usually one of these types – sweet varieties or savory varieties. Today I want to share my Korean rice cake skewers (Tteok …

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Korean Sweet Rice with Dried Fruit and Nuts (Yaksik) | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Korean Sweet Rice with Dried Fruit and Nuts

Learn how to make Korean sweet rice dessert – Yaksik (Yakbap)! What is Yaksik (Yakbap) Today’s recipe is Korean sweet rice with dried fruit and nuts. Its Korean name is Yaksik / Yakshik (약식) or Yakbap (약밥). It means medicinal food. One of the key ingredients used is honey and honey was considered as a …

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Korean Egg Bread (Gyeran Bbang) Recipe | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Korean Egg Bread (Gyeran Bbang)

Korean egg bread is a popular Korean street food. It makes a perfect brunch or snack. Now, let’s make it at home!  The other day I shared a photo of Korean street style egg bread (Gyeran bbang ,계란빵) on my Facebook page and one of the readers asked where the recipe was. I didn’t have it. …

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Pepero Cake

Pepero cake is a simple but creative way to make a cake using a popular Korean snack – Pepero sticks. Ready in 10 mins!  Pepero Day Have you heard of “Pepero Day“? In Korea, 11th November is Pepero day. To some degree, it is similar to Valentine’s Day. People, particularly youngsters, give Pepero sticks to …

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Chapssal donuts (Korean sweet red bean filled mochi donut balls) | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Chapssal Donuts (Korean Glutinous Rice Ball Doughnuts)

Chapssal donuts are deep fried donuts that is made with sweet rice flour. Its outside is crunchy but inside is soft and chewy like mochi rice cakes. It’s an addictive Korean snacks filled with sweetened red bean paste.  A new habit of mine since I came back to food blogging is “food ingredients hoarding”. I …

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Dumpling Skin Churros (Mandupi Churros) | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Dumpling Skin Churros (Mandupi Churros)

Churros made with leftover dumpling skin / wrappers.  (When Korean food meets Spanish food) I had a small amount of dumpling wrapper (mandupi, 만두피) leftover from when I made some mandu (만두) for Lunar New Year’s day. It wasn’t enough to make more mandu (neither did I feel like making more so soon), but I …

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Seasoned Dried Filefish (Jwipo)

What is Jwipo? Learn about popular Korean dried fish snack! When I was a child I adored Jwipo / Juipo (쥐포) so much. It was my favourite snack in the world! Jwipo is a Korean fish jerky made out of filefish. Once there was a rumor about filefishes that they are nearly extinct in Korea …

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Strawberry Rice Cakes for My Valentine 2

Strawberry Rice Cakes

How to Make Asian Style Strawberry Rice Cakes Valentines day is coming up soon. Valentines day in Korea is a bit different to most countries’. It is the day for a girl to confess her love to a guy by giving him a chocolate present. Then when does the guy have a chance to confess …

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Korean Sweet Pancake (Hotteok) with Pre-mix

Korean sweet pancake made easy. How to make Korean sweet pancake (hotteok) using pre-mix. An easy to follow instruction and helpful tips! Have you seen these pancakes before? They are called Hotteok / Hodduk /Hoddeok (호떡), and you can easily spot them on the street, especially in winter in Korea. Hotteok used to be my …

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Eggs Baked on Elvan Stone | MyKoreanKitchen.com

Eggs Baked on Elvan Stone

On my birthday, I got this weird present. They weren’t wrapped with pretty pink ribbon nor beautifully packed with wrapping paper, but since I got them on my birthday, I consider that they were my birthday present. The present I got were eggs baked on elvan stone. Have you ever had eggs baked on elvan …

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Dumpling Pastry Pizza (Mandupi Pizza)

Dumpling pastry pizza is a great way to use up leftover dumpling pastry. It makes a great snack or light meal! I found that some Koreans make simple pizzas with dumpling pastry (만두피) at home. It is very quick to make as long as you can get the dumpling pastry easily. You can buy some at …

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Korean Deep Fried Seaweed Spring Rolls

Learn how to make a popular Korean street food – deep fried seaweed spring rolls! They are a perfect companion to Korean spicy rice cakes (Tteokbokki)! Korean Deep Fried Seaweed Spring Rolls (Gimmari, 김말이 튀김) in a nutshell Deep fried seaweed spring rolls are essentially a simple version of Japchae (Korean glass noodles) stuffed in a …

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Pepero Day

Tomorrow, November 11th is Pepero day in Korea. Pepero is a snack that looks like long thin sticks with a chocolate coating. It is very similar to Japanese Pocky. Pepero day became like Valentine’s Day in Korea. It is popular with young people and couples and they exchange pepero sticks each other as a gift …

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Fried Honey Cake (Yakgwa)

Recently I’m into this little cake called “Yakgwa” (약과). Yakgwa is a Korean traditional cake made from wheat flour, oil, and some honey. I haven’t bought this in a while, but during the chuseok holiday it grabbed my attention. It is one of the “Jesa” (memorial service for the ancestor) foods. But I am just …

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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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Colorful Rice Cake (Mujigae Ddeok)

I like this rice cake’s color, it is so beautiful. It looks sweet but it tastes plain. (so my husband doesn’t like it as much.)Its price was 2000 won (US $2.10). It seemed expensive to me since it is only 3 pieces. Mujigae (무지개) means “rainbow” in Korean. Apparently this has the meaning of “Achieve …

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