Category: Soup

Bean Paste Soup (Dwanjang-Kuk)

Recipe: Bean Paste Soup (Dwanjang-Kuk) Summary: Bean paste soup is a very commonly served soup in Korean dining. Bean paste has high protein and spinach has full of good Vitamins. Ingredients Soup Base Anchovies 5 Korean Bean Paste (Dwanjang) 2 T Minced Garlic 1t Spinach 1/2 bundle Diced tofu 1/2 cup Instructions Boil 6 cups of water and add anchovy… Read more →

Oyster Soup (Gul Guk)

Recipe: Oyster Soup Summary: I don’t think Oyster Soup is common in most of families, but my grandma used to make it and I still love it. If you are a seafood lover, you will enjoy Oyster soup. You can feel fresh flavor of oysters. Ingredients Oysters without shell 8-10 Radish 1/3 Chopped green onion 2T Salt 1/2 T Soy… Read more →

Cucumber Cold Soup (Naeng Guk)

Recipe: Cucumber cold soup (오이냉국) Summary: Summer in Korea is very hot and humid. There are many cold soups and cold dishes are popular to cool down summer heat. Cucumber cold soup (오이냉국) is one of my favorite summer soup. Here is how I make it. Ingredients Cucumber 1/2 Salt 1/2T Minced Garlic 1t Sliced Red Chili 1/2 Cold Water… Read more →

Kimchi Chigae

Recipe: Kimchi Chigae (김치찌게) Summary: Kimchi Chigae is a spicy hot pot made with leftover Kimchi. Ingredients 2t sesame oil 1/2 pound of pork stew meat, cut into cubes or strips 1 package of firm tofu, cut in cubes 2 – 3 cups of fermented Kimchi 2t soy sauce 1t sugar 1t minced garlic 1t chopped green onion 3 cups… Read more →

Korean Seaweed Soup (Miyeok Guk)

Recipe: Seaweed Soup (미역국) Summary: Seaweed is effective at stimulating healthy milk production in nursing moms. Seaweed is also believed to be an excellent blood cleanser. Ingredients 1 (1 ounce) dried seaweed 1/4 pound beef top sirloin, minced 2 teaspoons sesame oil 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste 6 cups water 1 teaspoon minced garlic… Read more →