4 Must-know Korean Dinner Recipes to Prepare at Home

Korean cuisine is special; while it's not as snappy and zingy as the Mexican cuisine, it surely has a distinctive sweet-salty taste that lingers on the palate. The Korean recipes have evolved through centuries of social and political change; however, essentially rely on rice, vegetables, and meats. You might be familiar with some of the traditional Korean meals, especially the side dishes that accompany steam-cooked short-grain rice, the vibrant Kimchi salad, and the characteristic flavors sesame oil, doenjang (fermented bean paste), salt, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, pepper flakes, napa cabbage and gochujang (fermented red chili paste). If you are excited and inspired by Korean flavors, here are four dinner recipes: Spicy stir-fried pork, spicy Korean fried chicken, Korean-style ribs, and bulgogi (BBQ beef) that have authentic Korean flavors at heart, yet with a modern Western twist.

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