Now that you’ve mastered the art of cooking bulgogi beef at home, it’s time to take your Korean kitchen skills to the next level with five flavour-packed Korean dinners that are ready in under an hour.
Kimchi has fast become a foodie favourite, flavouring everything from savoury pancakes to cheese toasties. Discover how top chefs are getting creative with kimchi, then use it to flavour this punchy dinner of Korean fried rice. Top it with a fried egg for an extra protein hit.
Australians are obsessed with Korean fried chicken, flocking to restaurants across the country for their finger-lickin’ fix, but you might be surprised to learn how easy it is to make at home. Whip up a batch of Korean fried chicken wings or sweet and crispy Korean fried chicken – perfect for snacking on while watching the footy.
Make a double batch of Korean beef bulgogi one night, then use the leftovers to make bibimbap for dinner the following evening. Top bowls of steamed rice with a colourful collection of fresh vegetables, pickles and Korean chilli sauce for a flavour-packed dinner in minutes.
Another one-bowl wonder, japchae is a healthy Korean stir-fry of low-GI sweet potato noodles, marinated beef and crunchy vegetables. Buy a pouch of Obap BBQ Marinade Bulgogi from your supermarket for a fast-track to authentic Korean flavour, or use leftover beef bulgogi for an even speedier dinner.
There’s no better way to warm up this winter than with a piping-hot bowl of soonduboo jjigae. This spicy Korean hotpot is brimming with pork belly, seafood and tofu, plus a gentle heat from the Korean chilli powder.
For more Korean cooking inspiration, discover fresh ways to use Korean marinades with cookery expert Heather Jeong.
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