Relish Your Taste Buds With These Korean Snacks Recipes
Korean snacks have taken over the world and are known for their amazing health benefits. If you need something delicious and healthy to keep you going in between meals, below is the list of some healthy Korean snacks recipes that will probably not ruin your diet:
- Honey Butter Squid Jerky – This is a very popular Korean snack as it satisfies Korean’s obsession with squid. It is quite tasty, healthy, and addictive. Made by honey and other seasonings with dried shredded squid, the combination of honey, sugar, and butter sauce give it a sweet and savory taste. To prepare this snack you have to mix dried squid strips, mayonnaise, and honey in a bowl. Now add the seasoned dried squid to a preheated pan. Add butter, brown sugar, and salt to taste. Cook for 5 minutes while stirring often. Serve hot.
- Rice Cooked in Egg Shells – Famous Korean snack, it is a fun way to cook rice, and very easy to prepare. Carefully break the eggshell with a pointed chopstick, and make a hole of around ½ inch. Pour the egg in a pan. Prepare 2-3 eggs, and fill each egg with soaked rice and 2 tablespoons of water. Preheat the broiler for 2 minutes and keep the eggs pointed upwards and broil for 20 minutes. Remove from the heat, and serve hot.
- Korean Popcorn Chicken (Dakgangjeong) – This snack is basically in the form of deep-fried boneless chicken nuggets, coated with Korea’s special sticky, spicy, and sweet sauce. This is a perfect crunchy snack and serves well as perfect finger food. To prepare it you will require chicken thigh fillets or breast fillets. Rinse them with cold water, and cut them into bite-sized pieces. Place the pieces in a bowl, add rice wine, ginger powder, salt, and black pepper. Cover the bowl to marinate for 30 minutes. Now coat each piece with starch powder, deep fry until the outer layer turns crispy. Also deep fry the rice cake pieces, mix them with chicken pieces and serve them hot.
- Kimchi Pancake – This is one of the easiest Korean snacks. Fermented kimchi tastes sour and pungent with a deep flavor. You can make it by combining kimchi, kimchi brine, scallions, sugar, flour, and water. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and pour the batter into an oiled pan. Spread it with the spoon back to make a large circle. Cook from both sides until brown and serve immediately.