Quick and Easy
Korean Pan-Fried Whole Fish Recipe
Eating the whole fish is common in Korea, whether it's cut up and made into a stew or fried on the stove. Cooking fish this way makes the fish crispy on the outside and juicy and tender on the inside. It's traditional to cook yellow croaker (yellow corvina) this way, but I've substituted grouper and striped bass with good results. Just try to...
Chicken and Poached Egg Soup
This homey, tasty chicken soup is good on any day of the year. Enjoy it with or without a good splash of kochukaru (Korean chili pepper powder).
Korean Pan Fried Fish Recipe
An easy and delicious recipe for egg-battered white fish.
Sauteed Seasoned Squid
This salt and pepper squid is an easy, delicious main seafood dish that takes less than 10 minutes to get onto the table.
Korean Sesame Candies (Kang Jung)
These Korean sesame candy (or cookies) are easy, quick and gluten-free. They are as easy to make as Rice Krispie Treats and have the same no-bake, few ingredient simplicity.
This ramp (wild onion, wild leek) salad has a garlic-y, slightly spicy flavor...
This ramp (wild onion, wild leek) salad has a garlic-y, slightly spicy flavor that makes it a perfect spring or summer banchan.
Halibut Teriyaki Recipe
Teriyaki is a Japanese way of cooking, but Korea was under Japanese rule for 35 years until the end of World War II. So there are numerous Japanese dishes in Korean cooking that are traditionally Japanese or a Koreanized version of the original Japanese dish.
Anytime Noodles with Stir-Fried Vegetables
This simple noodle and vegetable dish is an easy way to disguise leftover vegetables (and even leftover chicken or meat) into a tasty meal. I like to use rice noodles in this recipe, but you can also use buckwheat noodles (memil gooksu, soba), cellophane noodles (sweet potato noodles, dangmyun) or even linguine or fettucine.
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 Soy Bean Sprout Rice (Kongnamulbab)
Koreans like to eat rice cooked with different beans and mixed with vegetables, but kongnamulbab is a personal favorite of mine. We only had it at special meals growing up, so I still get excited to eat it, whether it's being served to me or I've made it with leftover sprouts.