Let’s set aside K-Pop and korea-novelas for a second, and focus on another thing we love about South Korea: its cuisine. While the likes of, samgyupsal and bulgogi have graced our palates, we have yet to be familiar with Korean street food. So, for the sake of knowledge, we introduce you to kogo—Korea’s take on the corn dog; arguably, more hearty and indulgent than the American version.
You probably won’t find kogo here (yet). But don’t sweat. If you have pancake mix, hot dogs, and french fries in your fridge, then you can easily make it at home. The cut-up french fries won’t easily stick to the batter. So to make sure your dogs are coated properly, cup each one with your hands and press firmly. Freeze them before frying so everything stays in place. But just in case the fries start falling off, just repeat the packing process before dropping them into the hot oil.
This recipe makes about six large corn dogs, setting you back to only PHP86.36 per person (if serving three; PHP129.54 if serving two). It’s meant to be a snack—and a good one at that—but if can totally work as a light meal, as well.