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Korean Beef, Poultry, and Pork dishes

Korean food has become known in the West for barbecued beef (galbi and bulgogi), but everyday meals feature beef, chicken, and pork used in a variety of ways. Korean cooking includes a lot of braising and broiling for tender and delicious meat.

Korean Spicy Ginger Beef Recipe
The marinade for these steaks is ginger-y, spicy and tasty and it's simple to broil the steaks or throw the on the grill. Serve with noodles, rice or a fresh scallion salad.

Korean Beef Recipes that Rock!
In the West, Korean cuisine is known mostly for its beef dishes like bulgogi or galbi. Although I always make the point that Korean food embraces almost every type of vegetable, seafood and meat (except for lamb) under the sun, I do think Korean food knows its way around any cut of meat. For a Korean cook, no piece of beef is too tough to...

It's Chicken for Dinner: Five Flavorful Korean Chicken Dishes
Whether it's grilled, roasted, braised or fried, the chicken in these Korean dishes is never bland or dry. Try one of these flavorful chicken dishes that show off the meat's versatility.

Pine Nut Meatball Recipe
I love these little nutty meatballs. Awkward name aside, they are perfect little packs of healthy protein- a good balance of beef, nuts and soy. I usually put some spinach into these meatballs to add some vegetables to the mix, but you can omit it and add any additional vegetables you wish.

Soy and Ginger Chicken Drumsticks
This is an easy but delicious recipe for picnics and summer dinners. With just 6 ingredients, you can make a chicken dish that everyone loves.

Curried Chicken Tenders with Spicy Dipping Sauce
This baked chicken tenders recipe features mild curry breading and a spicy S & B curry dipping sauce. A different take on chicken katsu.

Braised Chicken with Shiitake Mushrooms
This Korean braised chicken recipe cooks in the oven and always makes a flavorful meal.

Yuk Hwe (Korean Beef Tartare)
Try this easy, pretty, and delicious recipe for yuk hwe (Korean beef tartar), also spelled in English as yukhoe, yukhae, or yukke.

Korean Ginger Chicken Recipe
It only takes five ingredients to make this flavor-soaked ginger chicken, which tastes fantastic whether made on the grill or stir-fried in a pan.

Korean Sweet and Spicy Pork Spareribs
Although Koreans are most famous for their love of shortribs, you'll never have leftovers with these delicious spareribs. They are tender and a little bit sweet, sticky and spicy.

Pyongyang Onban, a North Korean Chicken and Rice Specialty Recipe
Onban is similar to bibimbab and naengmyun since is a mixed dish made up of different components. It can be made with either beef or chicken (and beef or chicken broth), but always includes rice, mushrooms, glass noodles (sweet potato vermicelli), mung bean pancake (bindaedduk, bin dae teok), and eggs. It also sometimes include pyongyang...

Korean Grilled Steak Skewers
These grilled Korean steak kebabs are easy to make, easy to grill and easy to eat!

Recipe for Korean Tofu and Meat Patties (Wanja Jun)
Wanja Jun belong to the Korean group of food called jun-ya, any vegetables, meat, or seafood that are covered in flour and egg and pan-fried. These Korean mini hamburger patties (wanja jun) have many names in both Korean and English- you can call them meat fritters, kogi jun, beef patties, dhon jeon, and the list goes on. Whatever you call...

How Make Ssam Bap (Korean Lettuce Wraps)
Korean lettuce wraps (ssambap) are perfect little packages made of boldly flavored seasoned meat, rice, a zingy sauce (ssamjang) and a crisp, cool leaf vegetable. "Ssam" means 'wrap' in Korean, and "bap" means 'rice'. Besides the rice and the wrap (usually lettuce), there is a ton of variation ?in what can be inside the handheld package. In Korean restaurants in the West, it's most popular to m…

Korean Bulgogi Stew (Bulgogi Jungol) Recipe
Bulgogi jungol is a hearty, delicious one-pot meal that is also a good way to use any leftover marinated bulgogi and vegetables from your fridge. I always have marinated meat in the freezer, and bulgogi jungol is one of the easiest ways to use that beef in an easy Korean stew. For an even heartier meal, add noodles to the pot.

Korean Noodles with Black Bean Sauce (Jajangmyun)
Jajangmyun ((Chajangmyun, Jjajang myun) is one of the most popular noodle dishes in Korea. It is the Korean adaptation of a Chinese black bean noodle dish with the same name, and you can find it in every Chinese restaurant in Korea. It's delicious and satisfying but inexpensive to buy or make, so it's a favorite home-cooked or takeout meal among almost all Koreans.

Korean Roasted Chicken Wings (Tong Dak) Recipe
These Korean oven-roasted chicken wings are good for almost any occasion. They are good as an appetizer or a main dish, as a drinking snack (anju), as a casual meal or part of a picnic, and as part of a large celebratory dinner. Tongdak chicken wings are juicy and a bit spicy and sweet.

A short history of Spam in Korea.
Koreans, normally so health-conscious, love to eat Spam. Find out why.

Spicy Korean Pork (Daeji Bulgogi) Recipe
Daeji Bulgogi is made of thinly sliced pork which is marinated in a spicy chili pepper sauce and either grilled or pan-fried. It's very popular cooked with other vegetables like onions and peppers or wrapped with rice in lettuce wraps.

Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs Recipe
This dak jjim is easy and delicious in the slow cooker. With onions, potatoes, carrots, and garlic it's a hearty homecooking stew for anytime of year.

Spicy Korean Pork Ribs (Daeji Galbi) Recipe
These Korean Pork Ribs are succulent, sweet, and spicy. They require some advance preparation, but then are easily cooked on the grill or in the broiler.

Korean Sweet Soy Chicken Recipe
This soy honey chicken recipe is simple to make and can be done in one pan on the stovetop. It's also great on the grill, on skewers, or as the protein in a meal salad.

Korean Stuffed Chicken Soup with Ginseng (Sam Gae Tang) Recipe
Korean Stuffed Chicken Soup with ginseng (Sam Gae Tang) is a delicious, fragrant soup that is surprisingly easy to make. Small whole chickens or Cornish hens are stuffed with sticky rice, garlic and chestnuts and then simmered with ginseng, ginger, and garlic.

Galbi Tang (Short Rib Soup) Recipe
Galbitang is a rich but delicate soup made from short ribs, Korean radish, and glass noodles. Some people like to add some chili seasoning after cooking to give it a little kick, but I prefer it plain with rice and banchan.

Korean Grilled Short Rib Recipe (Galbi)
These Korean shortribs are tender, sweet, and full of of the flavors of soy and garlic. Called Galbi or Kalbi, they are usually served alongside lettuce and a spicy dipping sauce called ssamjang. A spoonful of rice, a piece of galbi, and a dollop of ssamjang wrapped up in lettuce is a divine mouthful of some of the best flavors in Korean cooking. Galbi is popular as both Korean picnic food and Korean-American restaurant food.

Korean Beef Barbecue (Bulgogi)
One of the most popular Korean dishes, this thinly sliced meat has a smoky sweet flavor when broiled or cooked on the grill. It's even delicious stir-fried, and the tender beef can be used in anything from Korean sushi rolls (Kimbap) to Stir-fried Noodles (Chapchae). Bulgogi is usually accompanied with lettuce wraps and spicy red pepper paste (Kochujang) for wrapping and spicing up the meat.

Korean Dumplings (Mandoo)
These dumplings are easy to make and can be prepared in large quantities in advance and stored in the freezer for future use. Korean dumplings are traditionally made with a beef or pork filling, but chicken and vegetarian dumplings are also popular. Versatile and delicious, mandoo can be boiled, steamed, deep fried, pan-fried or added to soup.

Korean Braised Short Ribs (Galbi Jim)
These Korean braised short ribs are slow simmered over low heat to a tender and sweet finish. It's hard to have leftovers with Galbi Jim because it's such a crowd-pleaser, whether it's a fancy gathering or just a comforting homestyle meal.

Korean Grilled Steak (Deng Shim Gui)
There is nothing like the smoky flavor of meat cooked on the grill. But thinly slicing and cutting the raw meat for bulgogi or having to turn many individual pieces of galbi on the grill can be time-consuming. Korean grilled steak is an easy East-West compromise, as it holds the deep bulgogi flavor but is still easy to cook and serve to a larger group for an outdoor meal.

How To Make Korean Braised Shortribs
A step-by-step photo tutorial that walks you through making tender, delicious soy braised shortribs.

How to Make Spam Musubi
Like kimbap or sandwiches, spam musubi is a portable snack or meal with endless variations. The traditional and most recognizable musubi is a large rectangular portion of rice topped with grilled Spam and held together by a strip of Nori (seaweed).

Spicy Braised Chicken and Potatoes (Taktoritang)
This Korean chicken stew is simple and easy to make with very little hands-on time. Simmering makes the chicken incredibly tender and the sauce has a spicy kick. This isn't a dish you'd normally order in a restaurant, but it is Korean home cooking at its best. Serve it over white rice with an extra scoop of sauce for an easy and comforting meal.

Korean Soy Braised Beef
This salty soy braised beef is a sensational Korean dish that is usually eaten as a side. The meat becomes tender and well-flavored from long simmering and the chilies give the meat a spicy kick.

Grilled Asian Orange Pork Chops
I love the delicious marriage of Korean marinades with Western cuts of meat. This Asian pork chop recipe is easy and great on the grill or broiled in the oven.

Korean BBQ Brisket - Chadol Baegi
Chadol Baegi, a staple of Korean BBQ, is shaved beef brisket. It's cooked quickly on the grill and dipped in a sauce of sesame oil, salt, and pepper.

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