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.

Custard cream bread

Cream-ppang
크림빵

Korean cabbage pancake

Cabbage pancake

Baechujeon
배추전

dubu gangjeong

Sweet and crunchy tofu

Dubu-gangjeong
두부강정

길거리토스트 (Korean street toast)

Street toast

Gilgeori-toast
길거리토스트

Kimchijeon (kimchi pancake)

Kimchi pancake

Kimchijeon
김치전

Jjapaguri with steak


쇠고기짜파구리

Korean fruit salad

Fruit salad

Gwa-il-saeleodeu
과일샐러드

japchae (Korean stir-fried noodles with vegetables, meat, and mushrooms) 잡채

Stir-fried noodles and vegetables

Easy japchae
잡채

Super-nutritious rice cake (Yeongyang-chaltteok: 영양찰떡)

Super-nutritious rice cake

Yeongyang-chaltteok
영양찰떡

gyepi-manju

Cinnamon cookies filled with bean paste

Gyepi-manju
계피만주

gimmari and tteokbokki

Crispy seaweed noodle rolls

Gimmari
김말이

pat-sirutteok

Layered rice cake with red beans

Pat-sirutteok
팥시루떡

seafood pancakes (haemuljeon: 해물전)

Seafood pancakes

Haemuljeon
해물전

Sausage bread

Sausage ppang
소세지빵

Korean Fried Chicken in Market (sijang-tongdak:시장통닭_

Korean market-style fried chicken

Sijang-tongdak
시장통닭

Stir-fried chives, meat, and vegetables

Buchu-japchae
부추잡채

kkotppang (steamed flower-shaped buns)

Steamed flower-shaped buns

Kkotppang
꽃빵

Jellyfish salad

Haepari-naengchae
해파리냉채

corn cheese (콘치즈)

Corn cheese

Corn cheese
콘치즈

Inside out gimbap

Nude-gimbap
누드김밥

Beet jelly candy

Beet-jeonggwa
비트정과

Dried sweet potato snack

Goguma-mallaengi
고구마말랭이

Jjinppang

Fluffy steamed buns filled with sweet red beans

Jjinppang
찐빵

kkaennip-jeon

Pan-fried perilla leaves with fillings

Kkaennip-jeon
깻잎전

Sweet, chewy, doughnut balls filled with sweet red beans

Chapssal doughnuts
찹쌀도너츠

Omurice

Omurice

Omeu-raiseu
오므라이스

Rice with red beans

Patbap
팥밥

Fried seaweed paper coated with glutinous rice paste

Gim-bugak
김부각

Crunchy balloon bread

Gonggal-ppang
공갈빵

gamjajeon

Simple potato pancake

Gamjajeon
감자전

Honey butter fried chicken

Heoni-beoteo-chikin
허니버터치킨

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

Crunchy squid threads

Ojingeo-silchae-bokkeum
오징어실채볶음

Hotteok filled with vegetables and noodles

Yachae-hotteok
야채호떡

Crunchy peanut cookies

Matdongsan
맛동산

steamed mandu

Shrimp and Asian chive dumplings

Saeu buchu mandu
새우 부추 만두

Egg bread

Gyeran-ppang
계란빵

Twisted doughnuts (Kwabaegi: 꽈배기)

Twisted doughnuts

Kkwabaegi
꽈배기

Mung bean pancakes

Bindaetteok
빈대떡

Squash rice cake

Hobaktteok
호박떡

Pan-fried rice cakes with sweet red bean filling

Bukkumi
부꾸미

jumeokbap

Rice balls in seaweed flakes

Gimgaru jumeokbap
김가루 주먹밥

Sweetened rice with dried fruits and nuts

Yaksik
약식

Pork cutlet

Donkkaseu
돈까스

Cornbread

Oksusu-ppang
옥수수빵

Pomegranate tea

Seoklyu-cha
석류차

Sesame peanut candy

Kkae-ttangkong gangjeong
깨땅콩 강정

kimchi mandu

King-size kimchi dumplings

Kimchi-wangmandu
김치왕만두

Potato salad

Gamja-salad
감자샐러드

Ramp pancakes

Sanmaneul-jeon
산마늘전

Fish cakes

Eomuk
어묵

Gimbap

Seaweed rice rolls

Gimbap
김밥

Fish-shaped bread with sweet red bean filling

Bungeoppang
붕어빵

Roasted seaweed sheets

Gim-gui
김구이

Seasoned dried anchovies

Myeolchi-muchim
멸치무침

Crispy and crunchy fried chicken

Dakgangjeong
닭강정

Chestnut cookies

Yul-lan
율란

Fried Gochujang

yak-gochujang
약고추장

Ginseng jujube tea

Insam-daechucha
인삼대추차

Sugar candy

Ppopgi
뽑기

Sweet red bean jelly

Yanggaeng
양갱

Korean ramen

Ramyeon
라면

Cold salad with spicy mustard sauce

Gyeoja-naengchae
겨자냉채

Potato pancakes

Gamjajeon
감자전

Korean Royal court stir fried rice cakes

Gungjung-tteokbokki
궁중떡볶이

Long, cylinder-shaped rice cake

Garaetteok
가래떡

Fish cake soup

Eomukguk
어묵국

Steamed pear

Baesuk
배숙

White steamed rice cake

Baekseolgi-tteok
백설기떡

Black sesame seeds porridge

Heukimjajuk
흑임자죽

Ginger tea

Saenggangcha
생강차

dotorimukmuchim

Seasoned acorn jelly

Dotorimuk-muchim
도토리묵무침

Walnuts wrapped in persimmons

Gotgamssam
곶감쌈

Korean-style mochi rice cake

Chapssaltteok
찹쌀떡

Popcorn chicken gizzards

Dakmoraejumeoni twigim
닭모래주머니 튀김

Spicy whelks with noodles

Golbaengi-muchim
골뱅이무침

Rice cake

Injeolmi
인절미

Baked sweet pastry

Manju
만주

Pollock pancake

Dongtaejeon
동태전

Shaved ice with sweet red beans and fruit

Patbingsu
팥빙수

Mugwort rice cake

Ssuk-beomul
쑥버물

Green onion pancake

Pajeon
파전

Green chili pepper pancake

Gochujeon
고추전

Sweet, sour, & spicy Korean fried chicken

Yangnyeom-tongdak
양념통닭

Pine nut porridge

Jatjuk
잣죽

Ppottetto

Crunchy sweet potato fries

Ppottetto
뽀떼또

Candied sweet potato

Matang
마탕

yubuchobap

Fried tofu stuffed with rice

Yubuchobap
유부초밥

Rice, scorched rice, and scorched rice tea

Bap, nurungji, sungnyung
밥, 누룽지, 숭늉

Steamed pork buns

Jjinppang-mandu
찐빵만두

kimchi pancake

Grandma-style kimchi pancake

Kimchijeon
김치전

Skewered pancakes with vegetables and beef

Pasanjeok
파산적

Seasoned raw beef

Yukhoe
육회

Sweet pancakes with brown sugar syrup filling

Hotteok
호떡

Ginger cookies

Maejakgwa
매작과

Mujigaeddeok

Rainbow rice cake

Mujigae-tteok
무지개떡

Squash pancakes

Hobakjeon
호박전

samgak-gimbap

Triangle-shaped rice packet wrapped in dried seaweed sheets

Samgak-gimbap
삼각김밥

Pan-Fried Sweet Rice Cakes with Edible Flowers

Hwajeon
화전

Rice cakes steamed in pine needles

Songpyeon
송편

Myeolchibokkeum (Stir-fried anchovies and peanuts: 멸치볶음)

Stir-fried dried anchovies and peanuts

Myeolchi-ttangkong-bokkeum
멸치땅콩볶음

Dumplings

Mandu
만두

Dessert punch with persimmon, cinnamon, and ginger

Sujeonggwa
수정과

danpatjuk

Sweet red bean soup

Danpatjuk
단팥죽

gyungdan

Rice cake

Gyeongdan
경단

Fried dried squid

Ojingeo-twigim
오징어튀김

Vegetable pancake with Asian chives

Buchujeon
부추전

Hot and spicy rice cake

Tteokbokki
떡볶이

Vegetable pancake

Yachaejeon
야채전

Sweet potato starch noodles stir fried with vegetables

Japchae
잡채