Dumpling Dipping Sauces
From the simplest to more sophisticated versions, this guide offers inspiring dumpling sauces which will take your dumpling dishes to another level.
Korean stew Kimchi Jjigae
Κimchi stew or kimchi soup is probably the most common way of consuming some aged kimchi. It is a such a staple food in Korean households that typically Koreans would eat it at least once or twice a week if not more.
Tteokguk Korean Rice Cake Soup
Tteokguk is a soup made with sliced rice cakes in beef broth. It’s a traditional must-eat New Year’s dish. The whiteness of the soup symbolizes a clean, fresh start to the new year, and the disc-shaped rice cakes look like coins, so they symbolizε wealth.
Gochujang Shrimp Lettuce Wraps
Shrimp cooks in a delicious mix of gochujang, honey, butter, and sesame oil and is then served on top of butter lettuce leaves with a crunchy mix of carrot, cucumber, and toasted sesame seeds. You can choose to serve this dish or as a salad.
Korean Beef Bulgogi
Bulgogi means “fire meat”;and it is one of the most well-known Korean traditional foods. Bulgogi sauce, a blend of soy sauce, brown sugar, asian pear, garlic, ginger, ground black pepper and sesame oil, is the reason why this dish is so delicious!
Korean Fried Chicken
Korean fried chicken is super crispy due to the addition of potato starch in its batter and double frying the chicken which makes it very crispy. In combination with the sauce you get a delicious spicy and sticky chicken.
A traditional Korean chilli paste is used in this recipe with cauliflower. A perfectly balanced spicy, sweet and salty vegetarian meal!
Sotteok Hot Dog and Rice Cake Skewers
Sotteok sotteok is a popular Korean street food that has sausages and rice cakes on a skewer. They are grilled until crispy and brushed with a sticky, sweet & spicy sauce that is finger licking good.
Korean Black Bean Sauce Noodles (Jjajangmyeon)
Being one of the most widespread noodle dishes in all of Korea, Jjajangmyeon can be found on almost every major street in Korea. It consists from wide noodles, black bean sauce and a variety of vegetables.
Kimchi Pancake (Kimchijeon)
A kimchi pancake is one of the easiest snacks, but also it goes well with rice as a side dish, and is great in lunchboxes in place of plain kimchi. It’s hot, spicy, crispy, a little sweet, sour, and a little salty.
Kimchi Fried Rice
This rice recipe is flavourful and has a tang from the kimchi. It has a slightly sweet and sour flavour and is very garlicky. The rice gets nice and crispy on the bottom for some different texture.
Also known in English as ram-don (meaning ramen-udon), Chapaguri is a Korean noodle dish made by a combination of Chapagetti and Neoguri, two types of instant noodles. When the movie Parasite got all the spotlight, this Korean food also got the spotlight.