15 delicious Korean dishes must be enjoyed after midnight

Articles May 31, 2019 00:57

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15 delicious Korean dishes must be enjoyed after midnight

1. Pajeon (Green Onion Pancake)

15 delicious Korean dishes must be enjoyed after midnight

It's no secret that Koreans rarely say no to a good party, made especially enticing with delicious pub eats (known as "anju"). Take these pancakes, which you can enjoy as a stand-alone meal, or as a side dish (or "banchan"). Recipe here.

2. Cheese Tteokbokki (Spicy Rice Cakes With Cheese)

15 delicious Korean dishes must be enjoyed after midnight
15 delicious Korean dishes must be enjoyed after midnight

These chewy carb bombs are slightly spicy, and usually cooked with fish cakes, marinated meat, and in many late-night iterations, gobs of melted cheese. Recipe here.

3. Soft Tofu Soup

15 delicious Korean dishes must be enjoyed after midnight

No night out is complete without a hot pot of tofu stew — which is probably why restaurant chains like BCD Tofu House only start filling out after 2 a.m. Recipe here.

4. Yangnyeom Tongdak (Fried Chicken)

15 delicious Korean dishes must be enjoyed after midnight

Large, shared dishes are the standard for both anju and Korean meals in general, but this spicy dish is one you'll wish you'll have ordered an entire basket of for yourself. Recipe here.

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5. Ojingeo Bokkeum (Spicy squid)

15 delicious Korean dishes must be enjoyed after midnight

It may sound unusual, but seafood (and seafood-flavored things) is all the rage in Korean snack aisles. This one comes slathered in a finger-lickin' good sweet and spicy sauce. Recipe here.

6. Rabokki (Ramen With Spicy Rice Cakes)

15 delicious Korean dishes must be enjoyed after midnight

It's honestly not the healthiest thing, but if you're up at 3 a.m. about to inhale this food mash-up, then "health" wasn't exactly your objective, was it? (And let's not forget this is a dish meant for sharing!) Recipe here.

7. Jogaetang (Spicy Clam Soup)

15 delicious Korean dishes must be enjoyed after midnight

Hey, it doesn't all have to be fried or meat-heavy. This light soup is made with clams and a clear and spicy broth that cuts through late-night sleepiness. Recipe here.

8. Sullungtang (Bone Marrow Soup)

15 delicious Korean dishes must be enjoyed after midnight

This one is more popular as a hangover cure than a night-of recipe, but it's deliciously savory in either case. Recipe here.

9. Chapaguri (Instant Udon Noodles In Black Bean Sauce)

15 delicious Korean dishes must be enjoyed after midnight
15 delicious Korean dishes must be enjoyed after midnight

This genius concoction basically combines two instant noodle favorites to make one umami-packed hybrid. Recipe here.

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10. Cheese Corn

15 delicious Korean dishes must be enjoyed after midnight
15 delicious Korean dishes must be enjoyed after midnight

11. Dak Galbi (Spicy Chicken Stir-Fry)

15 delicious Korean dishes must be enjoyed after midnight

This dish is usually cooked in a cast-iron pan and served piping hot. Recipe here.

12. Boodaejjigae (Rice Cake and Meat Stew)

15 delicious Korean dishes must be enjoyed after midnight

Created after the Korean war to make economic use of American ingredients, this stew has EVERYTHING, including spam (which seems to find its way into a lot of Korean dishes.) Recipe here.

13. Dakkochi (Grilled Chicken Skewers)

15 delicious Korean dishes must be enjoyed after midnight

14. Dried Squid

15 delicious Korean dishes must be enjoyed after midnight

A pantry staple in many Korean households, this dried squid is salty, ever-so-lightly sweetened, and the perfect pair to a tall glass of Hite. Buy a pack from H-Mart for $3.49.

15. Patbingsu (Shaved Ice)

15 delicious Korean dishes must be enjoyed after midnight

On late summer nights, nothing hits the spot more perfectly than a mega-sized chalice of one of these. Recipe here.

16. Shin Ramen With Egg

15 delicious Korean dishes must be enjoyed after midnight

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Source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/michelleno/best-korean-food-and-snacks-to-eat-when-drunk?utm_source=dynamic&utm_campaign=bffbbuzzfeedfood&ref=bffbbuzzfeedfood

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