Top 5 Korean Foods
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Top 5 Korean Foods to Try


Korean food is one of the most popular cuisines in the world because it combines elements of Eastern and Western cooking styles. From kimchi to kimbap, there are so many different types of Korean food that you’re sure to find something you like! If you’re curious about what some of the best Korean foods are, then check out this list below!

These are just some of the top Korean foods options that you should definitely try if you’re a fan of Korean cuisine. If this article has been helpful or if there’s anything else that you’d like to add, make sure to leave a comment down below! Thanks for reading and have an amazing day 🙂

1. Kimchi: King of Korean Foods

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The kimchi is a Korean dish that has been around for centuries. This fermented vegetable dish is one of the most popular Korean foods in the world. There are many different types of kimchi, but all of them have a slightly sour and spicy taste.

2. Bibimbap

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Bibimbap is one of my favourite Korean dishes because it’s healthy and easy to make at home. All you need, an egg, veg, meat and gochujang (a spicy red pepper paste). Mix everything together in a bowl and enjoy this tasty meal!

Local tip: If you live in Zurich or Zug (Switzerland) or around they have an amazing Bibimbap at Miss Miu

3. Bulgogi

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Bulgogi is a type of beef barbecue that’s marinated in a sweet and spicy sauce. It’s one of the most popular Korean dishes in America! The sauce is made with soy sauce, sugar, garlic, and pepper, and it’s absolutely delicious.

4. Japchae

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Japchae is a dish made with noodles and vegetables stir-fried in soy sauce. It’s a popular dish at Korean barbecues! Some of the vegetables you might find in this dish include carrots, onions, and spinach. The noodles are usually made from sweet potato starch, which gives the dish a unique flavour and texture.

And finally, the number one Korean food…

Kimchi Fried Rice

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This dish is simple but delicious. Kimchi fried rice is made by stir-frying rice with kimchi and other vegetables. It’s the perfect way to use up any leftover kimchi, and it’s a great way to get your daily dose of probiotics!

Kimchi is a staple in Korean cuisine and has been around for centuries! Korean food varies widely, but these are some of the most popular dishes you can find at any Korean restaurant or barbecue.


Kimchi fried rice, Soondae soup, Kalbi ribs with side dish kimchi-stuffed bell peppers and Braised short rib stew. You’ll also want to try bibimbap which is a mixed rice dish that includes all your favourite Korean foods like beef brisket marinated in soy sauce and garlic chilli paste served on top of steamed white rice. There are so many great Korean restaurants out there waiting to be explored! What’s your favourite?

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