South Korea is now well-known for innovative technology and varied food. Many people want to visit Korea only to taste their delicious cuisine. In many parts of the world, you will find Korean restaurants.
However, if you don’t have any idea about Korean food then it can be difficult to choose something from the menu. Here are some popular Korean foods you can choose at a Korean restaurant.
If you are fond of pancakes, then you will love this dish.
It’s a sweet pancake that is syrupy and will flow down your throat. It is popular Korean street food and people have it during winter. It is a circular dough that is made of cinnamon, sugar and honey. It is crunchy on the outside and very soft inside. You will love it!
Korean BBQs are world-famous. In a poll, the Bulgogi has been voted as the 24th most delicious meal in the world. To add extra flavour to the meat, garlic and onions are also grilled with it. The meat is wrapped in lettuce and served. A thick red sauce accompanies the meat.
This is one of the most common Korean dishes you will find. It is pork strips that are not seasoned or marinated. They are dipped in a mixture of sesame oil, salt and pepper. It is then wrapped in lettuce. It is served with sliced garlic and onion.
Kimchi is very famous. It is a fermented vegetable. Cabbage is the most important ingredient in this dish. Most foreigners love it for the unique flavour. It is also fibrous and nutritious.
If you enjoy eating rice, then this dish is for you. It is mixed rice that has a unique taste. All sorts of fresh ingredients like mushrooms, beef, fried egg, soy sauce and gochujang, a special chilli paste, are mixed to make the dish.
This is a porridge that is made from steamed pumpkin and rice which has been soaked in water. It is sweet and flavorful. It is most commonly served as breakfast in Korea. You can have it both hot and cold. If you are not feeling well, then having Hobakjuk will make you feel better.
During the summertime, most Koreans have this chicken soup. It is made of chicken, garlic, scallion, rice, and special Korean spices. It has a meaty and creamy flavour and is very nutritious.
All these dishes are common and very popular in Korea and the rest of the world. So, you should try them in a Korean restaurant near you.