Samgyeopsal Gui

Samgyeopsal Gui

삼겹살 Pork Belly The literal meaning of the word is “three (sam; 삼) layered (gyeop; 겹) flesh (sal;살),” and refers to the three visible layers seen in the pork belly cut. This is an immensely popular dish both in and out of Korea, in fact a survey conducted in 2006 showed 85% … Read more

Spicy Fried Pork

(제육 볶음 – JeYuk Bokkeum)(돼지고기볶음 – dwaejigogi-bokkeum) I was first introduced to this dish as an accompaniment to drinking soju in Korea. A small plate of fiery pork served as a drinking snack in any of the “soju tents” found across Korea. In restaurants and in homes, this dish was served as … Read more

Bo Ssam – Simple Boil

보쌈 (bo-ssam) Bo Ssam is a great way to enjoy kimchi and pork belly. The bite sized wraps make an excellent appetizer, banchan like dish, or drinking snack (anju). This recipe is for one of the simplest bo-ssam preparations. Servings: 8 Ingredients Boil 1 pound Pork Belly 1 ounce fresh ginger 8 … Read more

Maeun Dwaeji Galbi

(매운돼지갈비) Servings: 4 Ingredients 3 to 5 pounds Pork spare or baby back ribs Marinade/Braise sauce 1 small onion 8 cloves garlic 1 small Asian pear 1 1/2 Tablespoon sesame oil 4 Tablespoon soy sauce 4 Tablespoon red pepper paste (kochujang) 5 Tablespoon Honey or brown sugar 1 Tablespoon doenjang (fermented soy … Read more

Maeun Dwaejibulgogi – Spicy Grilled Pork

매운돼지불고기 Thin sliced pork marinated in a spicy fruity sauce then quickly grilled over high heat. This was one of the most requested dishes from my former restaurant. Servings: 4 Ingredients 2 pounds Pork — (Shoulder or loin) salt Marinade 3/4 cup natural brewed soy sauce 4 each fresh hot red or … Read more

Spicy Pork Ribs

Dwaeji galbi (돼지갈비) A very popular dish in many small Korean restaurants. This is a tasty way to enjoy pork ribs. Servings: 6 Ingredients 3 pounds pork spare ribs, 1 1/2 inch cross cut, separated* 1 1/2 ounces fresh ginger 3/4 small white or yellow onion 3 each green/spring onions or scallions … Read more