Talking about Korea is never ending. Starting from the idol group, K-drama, K-fashion, to K-beauty all have their respective fans. But when it comes to Korean cuisine, of course all people will love South Korean specialties which are known to have an appetizing appearance and delicious taste.
So for those of you who are fans of Korean food as well as spicy food connoisseurs, here is a line of Korean spicy foods that you must taste! So let’s check it out guys!
Korean food is famous for its spicy taste starting with Buldak. Bul in Korean means fire, while dak means chicken. So you could say Buldak is a fiery chicken dish, or a dish with spicy chicken. This chicken dish is given a reddish spicy sting. The spicy taste that is biting, but it is appetizing, is loved by various circles, especially spicy lovers. Moreover, the way of serving the bulldak is often sprinkled with mozzarella cheese, making it even more delicious when enjoyed.
In addition to bulldaks, in Korea it is also famous for its super spicy chicken claw preparations called Dakbal. The super spicy taste comes from Korean red hot sauce. This super spicy Korean food is one of the favorite foods of Korean women, you know! Dakbal itself is not the main food in South Korea. This culinary treat is a snack as a companion for people who are drinking alcohol.
Next, there is Jjamppong, which is a spicy-flavored food from Korea whose popularity cannot be doubted. FYI, even though Jjamppong is popular in Korea, in fact Jjampong is authentic food from China, guys! This spicy soup is often seen in Korean dramas, to variety shows with its red sauce and abundant filling. Jjamppong itself is a Korean spicy noodle soup served with a mixture of seafood and vegetables. The spicy taste of this noodle soup comes from Korean red chili powder known as gochugaru.
Who hasn’t heard of Tteokbokki? Korean specialties, which are indeed the most popular, including in Indonesia, can indeed be found very easily in the form of frozen food, instant so that they can be easily found in Korean restaurants. Actually Tteokbokki is a rice cake that is shaped into a cylinder and then seasoned with gochujang which makes it red and tastes very spicy. The chewy texture is delicious when cooked with the spicy Gochujang sauce. Besides that, Tteokbokki is also usually given a fishcake or oden mixture so that it tastes more delicious.
5. Bibim naengmyeon
Furthermore, there is Bibim naengmyeon which is a spicy dish that is popular in Korea. Actually Bibim naengmyeon is a typical North Korean culinary that is popular in South Korea. The form is in the form of noodles made from wheat flour with spices and is processed in a special way and given pieces of raw meat. Then it is completed with a special sauce from beef broth, so it tastes naturally savory. The taste also varies, including extra spicy seasonings that add to the taste. Besides that, it is also usually given a sweet spicy sauce that can arouse your appetite. Bibim Naengmyeon is usually enjoyed in summer, so there is a combination of cold noodles with the hot taste of chilies.
Still have list spicy Korean foods that you must taste, especially for spicy food lovers. Ready for taste it? stay tuned!