Korean spicy recipes

chamchi-jjigae

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.

chamchi-jjigae

Spicy tuna stew

Chamchi-jjigae
참치찌개

dubu gangjeong

Sweet and crunchy tofu

Dubu-gangjeong
두부강정

수제비 (sujebi)

Kimchi sujebi

Kimchi-sujebi
김치수제비

Kimchijeon (kimchi pancake)

Kimchi pancake

Kimchijeon
김치전

Jjapaguri with steak


쇠고기짜파구리

Kimchi-made with Chayote

Chayote kimchi


차이오티 김치

oxtail soup (sokkoritang: 소꼬리탕

Oxtail soup

Sokkoritang
소꼬리탕

bok choy tofu doenjang soup

Doenjangguk with bok choy and tofu

Cheonggyeongchae dubu-doenjangguk
청경채 두부된장국

Mapo tofu (mapadubu)

Korean-style mapo tofu

Mapadubu
마파두부

Fermented pollock roe

Myeongnanjeot
명란젓

Seafood kimchi fried rice

Haemul-kimchi-bokkeumbap
해물김치볶음밥

참치김치찌개 Kimchi stew with tuna Chamchi-kimchi-jjigae

Kimchi stew with tuna

Chamchi-kimchi-jjigae
참치김치찌개

Spicy braised chicken breasts

Dakbokkeumtang
닭볶음탕

Cold spicy platter noodles

Jaengban-guksu
쟁반국수

Beef and mushrooms stir-fried over rice (Soegogi-beoseot-deopbap: 쇠고기버섯덮밥)

Beef and mushrooms stir-fried over rice

Soegogi-beoseot-deopbap
쇠고기버섯덮밥

Stir-fried kimchi

Kimchi-bokkeum
김치볶음

Beef jerky

Yukpo
육포

Jellyfish salad

Haepari-naengchae
해파리냉채

Steamed Perilla Leaves

Steamed perilla leaves

Kkaennipjjim
깻잎찜

Spicy pork stew

Dwaejigogi-jjigae
돼지고기찌개

Bugeopo gochujang-muchim 

Dried shredded pollock seasoned with gochujang

Bugeopo gochujang-muchim 
북어포 고추장무침

Quick, fresh kimchi

Baechu-geotjeori
배추겉절이

L.A. style Korean pickles

L.A. jangajji
L.A. 장아찌

Spicy steamed eggs in an earthenware bowl

Maeun ttukbaegi gyeranjjim
매운 뚝배기 계란찜

Braised semi-dried pollock

Kodari-jorim
코다리조림

Seasoned fresh oysters

Gulmuchim
굴무침

Soybean sprout soup with rice

Kongnamul-gukbap
콩나물국밥

nabak-kimchi

Vegetable and fruit water kimchi

Nabak-kimchi
나박김치

Spicy stuffed steamed eggplant

Gochujang gaji-jjim
고추장 가지찜

Spicy BBQ chicken drumettes

Maeun-dakbonggui
매운닭봉구이

Spicy, chewy, sweet & sour cold noodles

Jjolmyeon
쫄면

Braised octopus

Muneo-jorim
문어조림

Asian chive kimchi

Buchu-kimchi
부추김치

Bulgogi stew in an earthenware pot

Ttukbaegi-bulgogi
뚝배기불고기

Seasoned pan fried flatfish

Gajami yangnyeom-twigim
가자미 양념튀김

Spicy stuffed green chili pepper kimchi

Gochu-sobagi
고추소박이

Korean crab stew

Kkotgetang
꽃게탕

Spicy braised tofu

Dubu-jorim
두부조림

Spicy garlic fried chicken

Kkanpunggi
깐풍기

Korean lettuce salad

Sangchu-geotjeori
상추겉절이

Korean-style curry rice

Curry rice
카레라이스

Spicy cucumber side dish

Oi-muchim
오이무침

Fire chicken with cheese

Cheese buldak
치즈불닭

Spicy soft tofu stew with kimchi and pork belly

Kimchi-sundubu-jjigae
김치순두부찌개

Spicy grilled squid

Ojingeo-tonggui
오징어통구이

Army Base Stew

Budae-jjigae
부대찌개

Green chili pepper pickles

Gochu-jangajji
고추장아찌

Sweet, sour, and spicy mushrooms with water dropwort

Beoseot minari chomuchim
버섯 미나리 초무침

Kale Pancakes

Kaeil-jangtteok
케일장떡

Napa cabbage kimchi

Tongbaechu-kimchi
통배추김치

Kimchi and mackerel camping stew

Kimchi godeungeo-tongjorim jjigae
김치 고등어통조림 찌개

Seasoned dried anchovies

Myeolchi-muchim
멸치무침

Crispy and crunchy fried chicken

Dakgangjeong
닭강정

Fried Gochujang

yak-gochujang
약고추장

Spicy stir-fried chicken with vegetables

Dakgalbi
닭갈비

Korean ramen

Ramyeon
라면

Cold salad with spicy mustard sauce

Gyeoja-naengchae
겨자냉채

Lamb's Quarters side dish

Myeongaju-muchim
명아주무침

Seasoned Dried Radish Strips

Mumallaengi-muchim
무말랭이무침

Korean style fried snapper with seasoning sauce

Domi-yangnyeom-gui
도미양념구이

Beef short ribs soup

Galbitang
갈비탕

Kimchi soup

Kimchi-guk
김치국

Dwaejibulgogi

Spicy pork BBQ

Dwaejibulgogi
돼지불고기

Korean spicy dipping sauce

Ssamjang
쌈장

Braised saury

Kkongchi-jorim
꽁치조림

Spicy bellflower root side dish

Doraji-muchim
도라지무침

Cold eggplant side dish

Gaji-naengguk
가지냉국

Ginger tea

Saenggangcha
생강차

dotorimukmuchim

Seasoned acorn jelly

Dotorimuk-muchim
도토리묵무침

Cold noodle soup with radish water kimchi

Dongchimi-guksu
동치미국수

gochujang

Hot pepper paste

Gochujang
고추장

Squid soup

Squid soup

Ojingeo-guk
오징어국

Ponytail kimchi

Chonggak-kimchi
총각김치

Bibimguksu

Spicy mixed noodles

Bibim-guksu
비빔국수

Dakbokkeumtang

Traditional-style spicy braised chicken

Dakbokkeumtang
닭볶음탕

Spicy whelks with noodles

Golbaengi-muchim
골뱅이무침

Mapa tofu

Mapadubu
마파두부

Soybean sprouts bibimbap

Kongnamulbap
콩나물밥

Braised chicken with vegetables

Dakjjim
닭찜

Braised mackerel with radish

Godeungeo-mujorim
고등어무조림

Cubed radish kimchi

Kkakdugi
깍두기

Steamed shishito peppers

Kkwarigochu-jjim
꽈리고추찜

Raw fish platter

Hoe

Emergency kimchi

Yangbaechu-kimchi
양배추김치

Green chili pepper pancake

Gochujeon
고추전

Sweet, sour, & spicy Korean fried chicken

Yangnyeom-tongdak
양념통닭

Soybean paste based dipping sauce for raw fish

Doenjang-banga
된장방아

Fermented squid side dish

Ojingeojeot
오징어젓

Radish salad

Musaengchae
무생채

dwaejigogi-bokkeum

Spicy stir-fried pork

Dwaejigogi-bokkeum
돼지고기볶음

kimchi pancake

Grandma-style kimchi pancake

Kimchijeon
김치전

Seasoned dried shredded squid

Ojingeochae-muchim
오징어채무침

Easy Kimchi

Easy-to-make kimchi

Mak-kimchi
막김치

Pan fried tofu with spicy sauce

Dububuchim-yangnyeomjang
두부부침양념장

Cucumber pickles

Oijangajji
오이장아찌

kkaennip-kimchi

Perilla leaf kimchi

Kkaenip-kimchi
깻잎김치

Salty beef side dish

Jangjorim
장조림

Pork bones soup

Gamjatang
감자탕

Spicy stir-fried fish cakes

Eomuk-bokkeum
어묵볶음

Soybean sprout soup

Kongnamulguk
콩나물국

Spicy mixed-up seafood noodle soup

Jjamppong
짬뽕

Eggplant sidedish

Gaji-namul
가지나물

Maeuntang (spicy fish stew)

Spicy fish stew

Maeuntang
매운탕

Raw fish with rice and vegetables

Hoedeopbap
회덮밥

Cold cucumber soup

Cold cucumber soup side dish

Oi-naengguk
오이냉국

bibim-naengmyeon

Cold, spicy, chewy noodles

Bibim-naengmyeon
비빔냉면

Young summer radish water kimchi

Yeolmu mulkimchi
열무 물김치

Kimchi fried rice

Kimchi-bokkeumbap
김치볶음밥

Spicy soft tofu stew with seafood

Haemul-sundubu-jjigae
해물순두부찌개

Spicy stuffed cucumber kimchi

Oisobagi kimchi
오이소박이 김치

bibimbap

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

Bibimbap
비빔밥

Kimchi stew

Kimchi-jjigae
김치찌개

Spicy beef and vegetable soup

Yukgaejang
육개장

Hot and spicy rice cake

Tteokbokki
떡볶이

Napa cabbage kimchi and radish kimchi

Baechu-kimchi, kkakdugi
배추김치, 깍두기

Mixed green salad

Gutjuli
겉절이

ojingeo-bokkeum

Spicy stir fried squid

Ojingeo-bokkeum
오징어볶음