Explore the wonders of delicious Korean street food. They are easy to follow and fun and delicious to make. Since traveling to Korea isn’t in the cards right now, we’re here to share a few halal Korean street food recipes that’ll surely satisfy any K-cravings you may have at the moment. You will feel like you’re in the midst of a food street in Korea!
For those with a sweet tooth, nothing will bring more joy than treating yourself to some hotteok. Known as Korean sweet pancakes, this popular street food is typically eaten in the winter. Crispy on the outside with a gooey filling on the inside, it’s the perfect treat to have on a rainy day!
Korean Egg Bread
Gyerangbbang is a popular winter street food along with sweet pancakes (hotteok). It has a somewhat similar taste to corn muffin with egg and has a slightly sweet and salty taste at once. This egg bread is perfect for breakfast, brunch, or as an afternoon snack!
Korean Fish Cake Soup
Odeng-guk is a popular fish cake soup, particularly during the winter months. It’s warm, tasty, and comforting! This fish cake soup goes very well with spicy rice cakes (tteokbokki), just like bread and butter go well together. So if you’re making tteokbokki, you should make this one too! What you will notice is that the homemade one is tastier, healthier, and more refreshing than the street version!
French Fry Corn Dogs
These are a different form of French fries that have rather taken over the place of French fries in Korea. The young people like to munch them with ketchup and sometimes sugar. It is an amusing potato swirl, and potato cut into a spiral and put through a stick. It is deep-fried till its crunchy. Sometimes cheese is put over it.
It wouldn’t be a true list of Korean street food if we didn’t include tteokbokki. Featured in plenty of dramas and films, spicy rice cakes are an absolute favorite among the locals. While you can keep your tteokbokki nice and simple like how this recipe shows, feel free to add in other ingredients like eggs, cabbage, and even fish cake. You can also garnish it with some sesame seeds and finely chopped green onion for a final touch.
Korean Fish Shaped Pastry
Bungeoppang is a Korean name for Japanese taiyaki, a fish-shaped pastry that is particularly popular on the winter streets of Korea. The fish-shaped pastry is often filled with sweetened red bean paste but you can add other filling options such as custard cream or Nutella etc
With these easy street food recipes in mind, treat yourself to some Korean fare this weekend and enjoy all the wonderful flavors it has to offer from the comfort of your home. You can ease your pain and satisfy your tastebuds while making these street foods at home! I hope you enjoy trying them out!