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Winter Olympics: Easy-to-Make Korean Dishes to Make for The Family

If You Cannot Physically Be At the Winter Olympics in South Korea, You Can Still Enjoy and Prepare Korean Dishes With the Kids and For Your Family

We are well into the first full week of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. While watching the athletes compete, I cannot help but think about my recent discovery and love for Korean food and how I now enjoy preparing Korean dishes at home.

I searched and found The Spruce has curated 10 easy-to-make Korean recipes you can make for the family and/or with the kids! Here are the four I think I will try:

Korean Rolled Egg Omelette (Gaeran Mari)

You only need 10 minutes to make this beautiful dish. You could enjoy a Korean rolled egg omelette for breakfast, as part of a bento lunch, or for dinner. You can vary the vegetables and even add some ham or other meat.

Kimchi Fried Rice (Kimchi Bokumbap)

Making kimchi fried rice is a great way to use leftover kimchi that’s a bit past its prime, as well as leftover rice. You can make it with Canadian bacon or thinly sliced beef, pork, ham, or even Spam. Or, use tofu for a vegetarian protein.


Spicy Kimchi Stew (Kimchi Jjigae, Kimchichigae)

This popular Korean stew can be whipped up in just 35 minutes. It’s another great use for older kimchi as that will lend more rich flavor. There is a lot of room for variation in this dish. You can use beef, pork, or canned tuna, and vegetables including potatoes, zucchini, and mushrooms. It can be a go-to meal to clean out the refrigerator.


Korean Seasoned Spinach (Sigumchi Namul)

You only need 15 minutes to make this side dish of Korean seasoned spinach. It can also be used as part of other well-known main dishes in Korea such as chapchae (stir-fried noodles), kimbap (rice and seaweed rolls), and bibimbap (rice with mixed vegetables).

Check out the rest here!

2018 Winter Olympics By Numbers (INFOGRAPHIC)

Today launches day one of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Check out these interesting facts and statistics in the infographic provided by our pals at personal finance website WalletHub:

$13 Billion: Estimated cost of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, 4x less than the record-setting 2014 Sochi Games.

$19.6 Million: Was spent on cybersecurity and X-ray screening for the PyeongChang Games.

$4,683: Average price of a week-long trip to PyeongChang for the Olympics.

242: Athletes on the U.S. team – a record for any country in the Winter Olympics.

169: Russian athletes received a special exemption to compete after Russia was banned from the 2018 Olympics due to a doping scandal.