Korean snack recipes

Need something delicious to keep you going in between meals? These can be prepared and eaten in a hurry, on the street, in a pub, or on the go.

Baked sweet pastry

Manju
만주

Black sesame seeds porridge

Heukimjajuk
흑임자죽

Candied sweet potato

Matang
마탕

Chestnut cookies

Yul-lan
율란

Cold salad with spicy mustard sauce

Gyeoja-naengchae
겨자냉채

Cornbread

Oksusu-ppang
옥수수빵

Crispy and crunchy fried chicken

Dakgangjeong
닭강정

Crunchy balloon bread

Gonggal-ppang
공갈빵

Crunchy peanut cookies

Matdongsan
맛동산

Stir-fried dried squid threads (ojingeo-silchae-bokkeum: 오징어실채볶음)

Crunchy squid threads

Ojingeo-silchae-bokkeum
오징어실채볶음

Ppottetto

Crunchy sweet potato fries

Ppottetto
뽀떼또

Dessert punch with persimmon, cinnamon, and ginger

Sujeonggwa
수정과

Dumplings

Mandu
만두

Egg bread

Gyeran-ppang
계란빵

Fish cake soup

Eomukguk
어묵국

Fish cakes

Eomuk
어묵

Fish-shaped bread with sweet red bean filling

Bungeoppang
붕어빵

Fried Gochujang

yak-gochujang
약고추장

Fried seaweed paper coated with glutinous rice paste

Gim-bugak
김부각

Fried squid

Ojingeo twigim
오징어 튀김

Ginger cookies

Maejakgwa
매작과

Ginger tea

Saenggangcha
생강차

Ginseng jujube tea

Insam-daechucha
인삼대추차

Green chili pepper pancake

Gochujeon
고추전

Green onion pancake

Pajeon
파전

Honey butter fried chicken

Heoni-beoteo-chikin
허니버터치킨

Hot and spicy rice cake

Tteokbokki
떡볶이

kimchi pancake

Kimchi pancake

Kimchijeon
김치전

kimchi mandu

King-size kimchi dumplings

Kimchi-wangmandu
김치왕만두

Korean ramen

Ramyeon
라면

Korean Royal court stir fried rice cakes

Gungjung-tteokbokki
궁중떡볶이

Korean-style mochi rice cake

Chapssaltteok
찹쌀떡

Long, cylinder-shaped rice cake

Garaetteok
가래떡

Mugwort rice cake

Ssuk-beomul
쑥버물

Mung bean pancakes

Bindaetteok
빈대떡

Pan-fried rice cakes with sweet red bean filling

Bukkumi
부꾸미

Pan-Fried Sweet Rice Cakes with Edible Flowers

Hwajeon
화전

Pine nut porridge

Jatjuk
잣죽

Pollock pancake

Dongtaejeon
동태전

Pomegranate tea

Seoklyu-cha
석류차

Popcorn chicken gizzards

Dakmoraejumeoni twigim
닭모래주머니 튀김

Pork cutlet

Donkkaseu
돈까스

Potato pancakes

Gamjajeon
감자전

Potato salad

Gamja-salad
감자샐러드

Mujigaeddeok

Rainbow rice cake

Mujigae-tteok
무지개떡

Ramp pancakes

Sanmaneul-jeon
산마늘전

jumeokbap

Rice balls in seaweed flakes

Gimgaru jumeokbap
김가루 주먹밥

Rice cake

Injeolmi
인절미

songpyeon

Rice cake

Songpyeon
송편

gyungdan

Rice cake

Gyeongdan
경단

Rice, scorched rice, and scorched rice tea

Bap, nurungji, sungnyung
밥, 누룽지, 숭늉

Roasted seaweed sheets

Gim-gui
김구이

dotorimukmuchim

Seasoned acorn jelly

Dotorimuk-muchim
도토리묵무침

Seasoned dried anchovies

Myeolchi-muchim
멸치무침

Seasoned raw beef

Yukhoe
육회

Seasoned tofu pockets stuffed with rice

Yubuchobap
유부초밥

Gimbap

Seaweed rice rolls

Gimbap
김밥

Sesame peanut candy

Kkae-ttangkong gangjeong
깨땅콩 강정

Shaved ice with sweet red beans and fruit

Patbingsu
팥빙수

steamed mandu

Shrimp and Asian chive dumplings

Saeu buchu mandu
새우 부추 만두

gamjajeon

Simple potato pancake

Gamjajeon
감자전

Skewered pancakes with vegetables and beef

Pasanjeok
파산적

Spicy whelks with noodles

Golbaengi-muchim
골뱅이무침

Squash pancakes

Hobakjeon
호박전

Squash rice cake

Hobaktteok
호박떡

Steamed pear

Baesuk
배숙

Steamed pork buns

Jjinppang-mandu
찐빵만두

Stirfried dried anchovy side dish

Myeolchi-bokkeum
멸치볶음

Sugar candy

Ppopgi
뽑기

Sweet pancakes with brown sugar syrup filling

Hotteok
호떡

Sweet potato starch noodles stir fried with vegetables

Japchae
잡채

Sweet red bean jelly

Yanggaeng
양갱

danpatjuk

Sweet red bean soup

Danpatjuk
단팥죽

Sweet, sour, & spicy Korean fried chicken

Yangnyeom-tongdak
양념통닭

Sweetened rice with dried fruits and nuts

Yaksik
약식

samgak-gimbap

Triangle-shaped rice packet wrapped in dried seaweed sheets

Samgak-gimbap
삼각김밥

Twisted doughnuts (Kwabaegi: 꽈배기)

Twisted doughnuts

Kkwabaegi
꽈배기

Vegetable pancake

Yachaejeon
야채전

Vegetable pancake with Asian chives

Buchujeon
부추전

Walnuts wrapped in persimmons

Gotgamssam
곶감쌈

White steamed rice cake

Baekseolgi-tteok
백설기떡