7 Yummy Korean Street Food From $3 In Singapore For Those Who Miss Travelling To Korea

7 Yummy Korean Street Food From $3 In Singapore For Those Who Miss Travelling To Korea

Food Lifestyle
ByWei Yin on 13 Mar 2021 Digital Editor

Most of you will agree that not being able to travel, particularly to Korea, means missing out not only on affordable skincare and makeup shopping, but also all the glorious street food.

To make the wait until it's safe to travel again a bit more bearable, we have compiled a list of seven yummy Korean street food you can get on Shopee Singapore from $3 so you can make them yourself at home.

Check them out below!

#1 Korean corn dog

Corn dog in K-drama Start-Up
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Korean corn dog on Shopee
Photo from Shopee

Remember grandma's corn dog in K-drama Start-Up? Replicate your own with this breaded mozzarella corn dog with fish sausage ($12.90 for a pack of 5 pieces). Simply pop it in the air fryer for 12 minutes or toast it in the oven, then sprinkle sugar and squeeze ketchup or mustard on it for the full experience!

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#2 Hotteok 

Korean sweet pancake
Photo from Shopee

Hotteok on Shopee
Photo from Shopee

Hotteok is a popular Korean street snack with sweet or savoury fillings. Get these sweet pancakes ($4.90) in the original or green tea flavour and heat them up in a frying pan for a crispy and sweet dessert.

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#3 Tteokbokki 

Types of Korean spicy rice cake
Photo from Shopee

Tteokbokki
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Tteokbokki aka spicy rice cake is a Korean street food staple and a must-have when in Korea! Make your own with these easy-to-make tteokbokki ($7.49 - $7.99) in seven variations - original, cheese, extra spicy, garlic, black bean sauce, with noodles, and with spicy chewy noodles.

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#4 Eomuk guk

Girl eating Korean fish cake
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Korean fish cake soup
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Eomuk guk is fish cake soup and the fish cakes are usually on skewers when you eat them at street food stalls in Korea. You can easily make your own at home with these fish cakes ($5.90 - $11.90) that come in different shapes, on skewers.

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#5 Korean stews

Bibigo Korean stews
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Korean stews on Shopee
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You won't really find stews at street stalls in Korea, but you will definitely find them in a pojangmacha, a small tent usually set up by the roadside that also sells street food. All you have to do is heat these Korean stews ($3.49 - $9.49) in a pot and pair them with rice for a hearty meal. Options include beef brisket, chicken, seaweed, pork and more.

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#6 Ganjang gejang 

Ganjang gejang
Photo from Shopee

Korean marinated crabs
Photo from Shopee

Ganjang gejang is crab fermented in soy sauce or chilli pepper powder. It's not street food per se, but will surely remind you of Korea. Get these marinated crab ($19.71 - $24.90) in two flavours - soy sauce or spicy sauce. Pair with rice as these can be salty!

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#7 Korean side dishes

Korean side dishes
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Korean side dishes sold on Shopee
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A Korean meal is never complete without side dishes! Get these side dishes ($4.50 - $5.50) available in options like anchovies, black beans, lotus root and quail eggs, and have them with your meals.

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While you are here, check out these 7 places in Singapore to get Korean-style cakes from $20.

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Text by: GirlStyle SG


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