Korean spicy recipes

Chili peppers were first introduced to Korea in the 16th century, and from there there was no looking back: Koreans love a good spicy dish and use chili peppers in a number of dishes, most famously in many kinds of kimchi.

Army Base Stew

Budae-jjigae
부대찌개

Asian chive kimchi

Buchu-kimchi
부추김치

Beef short ribs soup

Galbitang
갈비탕

Braised chicken with vegetables

Dakjjim
닭찜

Braised mackerel with radish

Godeungeo-mujorim
고등어무조림

Braised octopus

Muneo-jorim
문어조림

Braised saury

Kkongchi-jorim
꽁치조림

Bulgogi stew in an earthenware pot

Ttukbaegi-bulgogi
뚝배기불고기

Cold cucumber soup

Cold cucumber soup side dish

Oi-naengguk
오이냉국

Cold eggplant side dish

Gaji-naengguk
가지냉국

Cold noodle soup with radish water kimchi

Dongchimi-guksu
동치미국수

Cold salad with spicy mustard sauce

Gyeoja-naengchae
겨자냉채

bibim-naengmyeon

Cold, spicy, chewy noodles

Bibim-naengmyeon
비빔냉면

Crispy and crunchy fried chicken

Dakgangjeong
닭강정

Cubed radish kimchi

Kkakdugi
깍두기

Cucumber pickles

Oijangajji
오이장아찌

Easy Kimchi

Easy-to-make kimchi

Mak-kimchi
막김치

Eggplant sidedish

Gaji-namul
가지나물

Emergency kimchi

Yangbaechu-kimchi
양배추김치

Fermented squid side dish

Ojingeojeot
오징어젓

Fire chicken with cheese

Chijeu-buldak
치즈불닭

Fried Gochujang

yak-gochujang
약고추장

Ginger tea

Saenggangcha
생강차

Green chili pepper pancake

Gochujeon
고추전

Green chili pepper pickles

Gochu-jangajji
고추장아찌

Hot and spicy rice cake

Tteokbokki
떡볶이

gochujang

Hot pepper paste

Gochujang
고추장

Kale Pancakes

Kaeil-jangtteok
케일장떡

Kimchi and mackerel camping stew

Kimchi godeungeo-tongjorim jjigae
김치 고등어통조림 찌개

Kimchi fried rice

Kimchi-bokkeumbap
김치볶음밥

kimchi pancake

Kimchi pancake

Kimchijeon
김치전

Kimchi soup

Kimchi-guk
김치국

Kimchi stew

Kimchi-jjigae
김치찌개

Korean crab stew

Kkotgetang
꽃게탕

Korean lettuce salad

Sangchu-geotjeori
상추겉절이

Korean ramen

Ramyeon
라면

Korean spicy dipping sauce

Ssamjang
쌈장

Korean style fried snapper with seasoning sauce

Domi-yangnyeom-gui
도미양념구이

Korean-style curry rice

Kare-raiseu
카레라이스

Lamb's Quarters side dish

Myeongaju-muchim
명아주무침

Mapa tofu

Mapadubu
마파두부

Mixed green salad

Gutjuli
겉절이

Mixed-up noodles, meat, seafood, and vegetables soup

Jjamppong
짬뽕

Napa cabbage kimchi

Tongbaechu-kimchi
통배추김치

Napa cabbage kimchi and radish kimchi

Baechu-kimchi, kkakdugi
배추김치, 깍두기

Pan fried tofu with spicy sauce

Dububuchim-yangnyeomjang
두부부침양념장

kkaennip-kimchi

Perilla leaf kimchi

Kkaenip-kimchi
깻잎김치

Ponytail kimchi

Chonggak-kimchi
총각김치

Pork bones soup

Gamjatang
감자탕

Radish salad

Musaengchae
무생채

Raw fish platter

Hoe

Raw fish with rice and vegetables

Hoedeopbap
회덮밥

bibimbap

Rice mixed with vegetables, meat, an egg, and chili pepper paste

Bibimbap
비빔밥

Salty beef side dish

Jangjorim
장조림

dotorimukmuchim

Seasoned acorn jelly

Dotorimuk-muchim
도토리묵무침

Seasoned dried anchovies

Myeolchi-muchim
멸치무침

Seasoned Dried Radish Strips

Mumallaengi-muchim
무말랭이무침

Seasoned dried shredded squid

Ojingeochae-muchim
오징어채무침

Seasoned pan fried flatfish

Gajami yangnyeom-twigim
가자미 양념튀김

Soybean paste based dipping sauce for raw fish

Doenjangbanga
된장방아

Soybean sprout soup

Kongnamulguk
콩나물국

Soybean sprouts bibimbap

Kongnamulbap
콩나물밥

Spicy beef and vegetable soup

Yukgaejang
육개장

Spicy bellflower root side dish

Doraji-muchim
도라지무침

Spicy braised chicken

Dak-bokkeumtang
닭볶음탕

Spicy braised tofu

Dubu-jorim
두부조림

Spicy cucumber side dish

Oi-muchim
오이무침

Spicy fish soup

Maeuntang
매운탕

Spicy garlic fried chicken

Kkanpunggi
깐풍기

Spicy grilled squid

Ojingeo-tonggui
오징어통구이

Bibimguksu

Spicy mixed noodles

Bibimguksu
비빔국수

Dwaejibulgogi

Spicy pork BBQ

Dwaejibulgogi
돼지불고기

Spicy soft tofu stew with kimchi and pork belly

Kimchi-sundubu-jjigae
김치순두부찌개

Spicy soft tofu stew with seafood

Haemul-sundubu-jjigae
해물순두부찌개

Spicy stir-fried chicken with vegetables

Dakgalbi
닭갈비

Spicy stir-fried fish cakes

Eomuk-bokkeum
어묵볶음

Spicy stir-fried pork

Dwaejigogi-bokkeum
돼지고기볶음

Spicy stuffed cucumber kimchi

Oisobagi kimchi
오이소박이 김치

Spicy stuffed green chili pepper kimchi

Gochu-sobagi
고추소박이

Spicy whelks with noodles

Golbaengi-muchim
골뱅이무침

Squid soup

Squid soup

Ojingeo-guk
오징어국

Steamed shishito peppers

Kkwarigochujjim
꽈리고추찜

Stir-fried squid

Ojingeo-bokkeum
오징어볶음

Stirfried dried anchovy side dish

Myeolchi-bokkeum
멸치볶음

Sweet, sour, & spicy Korean fried chicken

Yangnyeom-tongdak
양념통닭

Sweet, sour, and spicy mushrooms with water dropwort

Beoseot minari chomuchim
버섯 미나리 초무침

Young summer radish water kimchi

Yeolmu mulkimchi
열무 물김치