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10 Halal Korean Food Products You Can Get Online In Singapore


Faruq Senin •  May 27, 2020


[UPDATED 25 Feb 2022] With so many halal Korean food options in Singapore, we are always able to satisfy our Korean food cravings. If you're whipping up a yummy Korean pancake recipe or wondering where you can get halal gochujang or halal tteokbokki in Singapore, we've got you covered! While halal Korean food delivery options are aplenty in Singapore, there are some days when you might feel more adventurous. That's why we've come up with this list of 10 halal Korean groceries in Singapore that you can find online! We've included tips on where to get halal Korean instant noodles and snacks too, so do read on to find out. P.S. If you're in KL, we've got you covered with our list of halal Korean food in KL instead!

Korean Cooking Products

1. Halal Gochujang (red pepper paste)

Gochujang (red pepper paste) is used in almost every Korean dish like bibimbap, bulgogi, stews and more. With its fragrant and slightly spicy flavour, you can use it when cooking anything, or add it to your meals for extra oomph. This multipurpose paste usually contains glutinous rice, fermented soybeans, salt, and even sweeteners such as sugar. There are some Korean brands that sell halal gochujang like Onggojib and Haepyo. Where to find it:

2. Halal Tteokbokki (paste/instant sets)

Tteokbokki (spicy rice cake) is one of Korea's most well-loved dishes! This stir-fried spicy treat is perfect for a meal or just a snack. You can either get the sauce and tteokbokki separately or instant tteokbokki sets to make at home ? If you get the sauce, you can even eat it with other ingredients like fishcake and sausages. Where to find it:#HHWT Tip: If you're heading to Korea for your future trip, make sure you visit Kampungku Mart in Myeongdong and stock up on these halal items!

3. Halal Kimchi

Kimchi is a staple in any South Korean household, and a must-try for Korean delicacy! Kimchi is a traditional fermented Korean side dish made of vegetables, and spices and seasonings such as pepper, chilli powder, garlic, ginger and scallions. There are also over 200 varieties of Kimchi depending on the ingredients used so don't worry if you find that the taste varies depending on where you bought it from. Where to find it:P.S. All that cooking got you dreaming about Korea? We've curated this 10D9N Muslim-friendly itinerary to Seoul, Busan and Jeju so you can start thinking about your future trip!

4. Halal Gochugaru (chilli pepper flakes)

Gochugaru is one of the most important seasonings in Korean cuisine! It's used in side dishes and stews, as well as the seasoning for kimchi ? It can't be replaced with chilli flakes or sauces so if you're planning to cook a really authentic Korean meal, you have to get it. Where to find it:

5. Halal Jajang sauce (black bean sauce)

If you've been binge-watching Korean dramas, you'd probably be familiar with jajangmyeon (black bean noodles)! It's usually known as take-out/delivery food and here's your chance to whip up this comfort food at home ? The only brand that has halal jajang sauce (in Singapore) is Onggojib and you can find it on various online platforms. Where to find it:

6. Halal Doenjang (soybean paste)

Credit: Halal Korea on Facebook Together with gochujang and kimchi, doenjang is also a staple in many Korean households. It's very common for families to have doenjang stew during meal times. It tastes a little salty and sour, but is packed with umami. You'll definitely enjoy making this hearty dish at home ? Where to find it:

Korean instant noodles

7. Halal Chapaghetti

If you've watched the Oscar-winning film Parasite, you'd have heard of the new viral dish, 'Ram-don' too. Also known as 'Chapa-guri', it consists of a mix of 2 different instant Korean ramen and one of them is Chapaghetti! This instant version of jjajangmyeon (Or chajang ramyun) is made with a thicker 'spaghetti' like noodle that soaks up all the goodness of its roasted black bean sauce. ? Our reader spotted halal Chapaghetti at the Cold Storage outlets in Jelita (Holland Village) and Causeway Point (Woodlands), but we found out that you can buy it online too! Where to find it:#HHWT Tip: If you're looking for more halal Korean instant noodles, check this article out: 21 Halal Korean Instant Noodles In Singapore and Malaysia

Korean Snacks

8. Nutsholic Almond Snacks (Halal-certified)

Korean flavoured almond snacks are one of the most iconic souvenirs to buy back from Korea and there have been a lot of concerns as to whether it is halal or not. While the popular honey butter chips and almond snacks by Tom's Farm are not halal-certified (check out our article on this!), Nutsholic has rolled out several products which are halal-certified by the Korean Muslim Federation (KMF). You can get them online in Singapore with amazing flavours like honey butter, hot spicy and strawberry! Where to find it:

9. Halal Pepero

A Korean treat that's so popular, it even has its own holiday on November 11th! Pepero is a biscuit stick covered in chocolate, and other sweets such as nuts, cheese, and almonds! While these tasty chocolate sticks are very popular, not all of them that are sold in markets are halal-certified. Those that are halal are certified by the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA). Where to find it:

10. Binggrae Milk (Banana, Melon & Strawberry)

One of the classics of Korean treats - Binggrae Banana Milk! The brand has been around for 40 years in South Korea and its iconic milk is loved by all. Imagine the perfect taste of sweet, ripe banana balanced with milkiness, and that's Binggrae's Banana milk! You can even try their other milk flavours such as Strawberry and Melon, which are just as popular! Where to find it: With knowledge of where to get these 10 halal Korean food products, now you can easily whip up your own hearty Korean meal at home! Or if you're simply looking for convenience, get some instant noodles and snacks instead ? Either way, you'll definitely be spicing up your stay-home routine!