Korean-Inspired Recipes

Find here ideas for Korean BBQ, kimchi, bulgogi, Korean tacos, sauces and many more delicious Korean-inspired recipes to try at home.

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Pork Bulgogi

Rating: 3.5 stars 49
This Korean dish, which comes from Norm Matthews of Junction City, Kansas, features paper-thin slices of meat marinated in a salty-sweet sauce. It is served over rice or wrapped in lettuce leaves.

Korean Beef Chuck Roast

Season the beef with salt and pepper the evening before and refrigerate covered for the best flavor throughout this Korean Beef Chuck Roast. You can also shred the slow-cooked meat to make delicious Korean Beef Tacos.

Bo Ssam

Rating: 3.5 stars 79
This recipe for a delicious Korean dish is courtesy of Momofuku chef David Chang.

Kimchi Stew with Chicken and Tofu

Rating: 3 stars 39
With its intense but balanced flavors, this warming chicken and kimchi soup is perfect for lunch or when you're feeling under the weather.


Our vegetarian take on the classic Korean noodle dish comes together in a flash, so make sure to have all your ingredients ready before cooking. Serve with other banchan (Korean side dishes) such as kimchi.

Kimchi Fried Rice

The spicy tang of kimchi (sometimes spelled kimchee) gives a delicious Korean twist to fried rice. Top each bowl with a sesame oil-fried egg to make it a complete meal.

Ssam Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 11
Use this ssam sauce when making chef David Chang's Bo Ssam.

Korean Fried Chicken Wings

Serve these sticky garlic-and-ginger wings with crunchy radish kimchi to cut the richness.

Sweet-and-Sour Korean Cocktail Meatballs

Old-school Swedish meatballs get a Korean twist, courtesy of gochujang, a spicy, subtly sweet fermented chili paste.

Korean Beef Tacos

If you cook the beef chuck roast and pickle the cucumbers in advance, these delectable tacos come together in just 10 minutes.

Chicken and Pork Seekh Kebabs

Ingredients borrowed from Indian cuisine give far-flung flavors to these kebabs. Naan and a summer-fruit chutney cool the spicy dish.

Inspiration and Ideas

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Kimchi Pancake with Shrimp Recipe
Buchimgaru, or Korean pancake mix, is widely used when making dishes such as this kimchi-jeon. Our homemade version calls for a combination of all-purpose flour, rice flour, cornstarch, and baking powder, and keeps the pancakes crisp and flavorful without the added preservatives often found in packaged mixes.
Quick-Pickled Sesame Cucumbers

These pickled cucumbers go great with our Korean Beef Tacos.