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Snack Attack: Five Of The Tastiest Korean Snacks

Spice up your snack routine with five of the best Korean snacks, including spicy street food favourites, easy Korean dumplings, and speedy kimchi noodles that make the perfect midnight snack.


Difficult to pronounce, oh-so easy to devour, tteokbokki is a traditional Korean snack made of chewy rice cakes, fish cakes and red chilli sauce.


Gim bap

Korea’s answer to the sushi roll, gim bap features pickled vegetables, omelette and marinated meats wrapped in vinegared rice and seaweed sheets.



Crunchy pajeon pancakes are packed with seafood, spring onion and chilli – this classic Korean snack is ready in less than 15 minutes, so it’s perfect for a speedy treat.

Korean Pajeon Recipe

Pan-fried mandu

Every Asian country has a signature dumpling, and Korea’s pan-fried mandu are sure to hit the spot with their wholesome filling of pork, vegetables, ginger and garlic.

pan fried mandu

Kimchi noodles

Ideal as an after-school pick-me-up or sneaky midnight snack, these spicy Korean noodles will fill you up in 15 minutes flat.

Korean Kimchi Noodles Recipe

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