January 22, 2024Republic Lifestyle Desk

Fiery Korean Dishes for Spice Lovers: Fire Chicken to Spicy Seafood Noodles

Buldak (Fire Chicken): Korean barbecued chicken smothered in chili-loaded sauce, gaining popularity during tough economic times. (Spice rating: 1/5)

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Ddeokbokki (Rice and Fish Cakes in Chili Sauce): Beloved Korean snack and comfort food, featuring soft rice cakes and fish cakes cooked in sweet red chili sauce. (Spice rating: 2/5)

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Abiko Curry: Japanese curry offering various spice levels, with the "best of the best" being a challenge even for spice enthusiasts. (Spice rating: 3/5)

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Maeundae Galbijjim (Braised Short-Rib Stew): A spicy twist on the usually sweet and savory beef short ribs, gaining popularity in Seoul. (Spice rating: 4/5)

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Lee Kang-sun Silbijip Nakji Bokkeum (Stir-fried Octopus): Octopus stir-fried in red pepper sauce, served with rice, beansprouts, and sesame oil. (Spice rating: 4/5)

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Jjambbong (Seafood Noodles): A fiercely hot seafood-based noodle dish where eating the noodles first is advised before delving into the fiery broth infused with chilies. (Spice rating: 4/5)

Source: Korean Spicy Delights