Korean winter street food is a major thing that you shouldn’t miss out on if you’re in Korea! You’ll find them lining the streets of Seoul in places like Hongdae, Ewha Womans University, Itaewon, Daehakro and many more!

Best of all, they’re both cheap and tasty! Here are some of Korean peeple’s favorite street foods and treats during winter.

1. Egg Bread (“Gyeran Bbang”)

 

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As the name suggests, this sweet, hot and fluffy little loaf of bread has a whole egg inside that will arise with warm steam when you bite into it. It’s the perfect snack to warm you up during the freezing winter!


2. Goldfish Bread (“Boong-uh-ppang”)

 

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Shaped like a fish and full of sweet red bean filling, this distinctive treat has been around for decades in Korea. Also, it is a nostalgic snack to Koreans. A “boong-uh” is a crucian carp, which looks like a big goldfish. Why not treat yourself with this unique winter-specific Korean snack?

3. Sweet Korean Pancake (“Hotteok”)

 

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Another food that’s perfect for the cold is “Hotteok”, a warm, gooey and sweet dessert pancake filled with sugar, honey, nuts and cinnamon. Isn’t your mouth watering just thinking about it?

4. Sweet and Sour Pork with Cheese

 

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Also known as “Tang Soo Yook”, this sweet and sour pork is filled to the brim in a cup or container and drizzled with lots of fragrant souce.

5. Chicken Skewers (“Dakkochi”)

 

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This skewer is filled with chewy chicken, green onions and is glazed with various marinades and sauces such as spicy chili, soy sauce and barbecue!

6. Croquettes

 

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A croquette is a small fried food roll coated with breadcrumbs and it contains ingredients like shrimp, mozzarella, sweet potato, vegetable, curry, potato and more!

7. Water Drop Pudding

 

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Even though it sounds odd, water drop pudding is actually quite delectable. Being originally from Japan, it resembles a large drop of water, but is actually a cake. There are flavors like strawberry, mango, plain and more as well as glazes and a helping of sliced almonds on the side. Consume within 30 minutes or it will turn into a sweet puddle of water!

8. Tornado Big Hotdog

 

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A staggering 32 centimeters long, this sausage is wrapped in pastry and comes in 3 flavors: original, cheese and spicy! It’s sure to be a hearty and delicious meal!

9. Stir-fried Rice Cake (Tteok-bokki) & Fish Cake (Oden)

It is too sorry to leave out Korean people’s all time favorite street food, seasoned stir-fried rice cake, ‘Tteok-bokki’, especially in cold winter! The partner of spicy stir-fried rice cake is definitely a fish cake, called ‘Oden’. Get over the harsh weather eating these warm food along with a hot soup of oden.


Which Korean winter street food have you already tried and which are you dying to try? Don’t forget to drop by Trazy.com, Korea’s #1 Travel Shop, for more fun posts like this one as well as the latest and trendiest things to do in Korea!

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