Myulchi Bokkeum (Walnut Anchovies)

Myulchi bokkeum, also known as walnut anchovies, is a staple side dish in Korea.

This is a staple side dish in Korea. Many side dishes are made to last a long time, and this recipe is no exception. If you go to any Korean restaurant, I’m sure a version of this will be on the table.

Myulchi Bokkeum (Walnut Anchovies)

Serves | 4 to 6 |

  • vegetable oil, as needed
  • 1 cup dried small anchovies
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp honey, corn syrup or rice syrup
  • sesame seeds, to taste

| Preparation | In a medium saucepan, heat vegetable oil over medium heat. Add anchovies; sauté, 5 to 6 minutes. Add walnuts; cook until walnuts are toasted, 3 to 4 minutes. Add honey; cook, 3 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool. Garnish with sesame seeds.