How many Calories are in Soju, Rice Cakes, Kimbap, and other Korean Foods

Saturday, August 02, 2008

I was searching for calories in Korean foods and drink and I came across this great link. Kitty is a recent returnee to Korea and she has compiled an excellent list of Korean foods and their calorie, carbohydrate, and protein content.

Here are some of the more interesting finds:

Snacks

김밥
Kimbap: Rice rolls with vegetables and ham.
300 g =484 kcal
73.81 g carbs 12.1 g protein 15.6 g fat

무지개떡
Mujigae Ddeok: Rainbow colored glutinous rice cake.
100 g=234 kcal
53.24 g carbs0.78 g fat

Kimchi
김치볶음
Kimchi Bokkeum: Stir-fried kimchi.
94.5 g=110 kcal
2.2 g carbs 5.23 g protein 8.92 g fat

깍두기
Ggakdugi: Cubed radish kimchi.
50 g=16 kcal
3.08 g carbs 0.6 g protein 0.14 g fat

동치미
Dongchimi: Chopped radish kimchi in served in water.
100 g=11 kcal
2.26 g carbs 0.5 g protein 0 g fat

배추김치
Baechu Kimchi:Common (napa cabbage) kimchi.
60 g=11 kcal
1.51 g carbs 0.99 g protein 0 g fat

백김치
Baek Kimchi: Cabbage kimchi without hot pepper.
50 g=10 kcal
1.25 g carbs 0.88 g protein 0.17 g fat

열무김치
Yeolmu Kimchi: Baby radish (leaf only) kimchi.
50 g=12 kcal
1.74 g carbs 1.26 g protein 0 g fat

Korean Barbecue

갈비구이
Galbi Gu-i: Grilled marinated beef.
254 g=566 kcal
9.91 g carbs 39.62 g protein 38.99 g fat

돼지갈비찜
Dwaeji Galbi Jjim: Grilled pork marinated in galbi sauce.
133.5 g=187 kcal
11.69 g carbs 13.09 g protein 9.56 g fat

삼겹살구이
Samgyeopsal Gu-i: Grilled pork (fresh bacon).
201.5 g=671 kcal
0 g carbs 35.23 g protein 57.41 g fat

Beverages

막걸리
Makgeolli: Fermented rice liquor.
150 g=69 kcal
0 g carbs 0 g protein 0 g fat

밀크커피
Milk Coffee: Instant coffee with milk and sugar. This is typically what you get when offered “coffee” in Korea, outside of bars and coffee shops.
115 g=42 kcal
5.78 g carbs 0.53 g protein 1.87 g fat

생맥주
Saeng Maekju:Draft beer, domestic (serving size is one 500cc glass).
500 g=190 kcal
0 g carbs 0 g protein 0 g fat

소주
Soju: Clear rice spirits (serving size is one shotglass).
45 g=64 kcal
0 g carbs 0 g protein 0 g fat

There are 540 calories in 1 bottle of soju. Click on the link below for more information.

http://www.seouleats.com/2006/11/egads-soju-has-540-calories-per-bottle.html

식혜
Sikhye: Sweet rice drink.
200 g=208 kcal
45.76 g carbs 4.68 g protein 0.23 g fat

야쿠르트
Yakult: Yogurt-derived probiotic drink (serving size is one small bottle).
65 g=49 kcal
11.52 g carbs 0.74 g protein 0 g fat


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Thank you Kitty!

Dan

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