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AKwan's Kitchen - S3E9: Soondubu Jjigae (Korean Soft Tofu Stew) - Season 3

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Soondubu Jjigae (Korean Soft Tofu Stew) from AKwan's Kitchen. Soondubu jjigae is a popular Korean hot and spicy stew which consists of tofu, seafood, and mushrooms. Here is a simple recipe on how to make it--Gangnam style!
Ingredients
  Garlic 5 Clove (25 gm), smashed
  Water 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Kombu 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Dried anchovies 12
  Onion 1⁄2 Medium, peeled
  Shitake mushroom 3
  Sesame oil/Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Ground beef 1⁄2 Pound
  Chili flakes 1 Tablespoon
  Stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Mixed seafood 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shrimp 6 Large, peeled, deveined
  Fish sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Soft silken tofu slices 3
  Scallions 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Green chili pepper 1 Small, chopped finely (to taste)
  Eggs 1 Medium
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a large pot, add water. Put kombu, anchovies, onion, garlic and shitake mushrooms.
2. Put it on medium heat and bring it to boil. Let it simmer for 30 minutes. Turn off the heat and let it cool to be handled.
3. Strain Shitake mushrooms from the stock and slice them thinly.

MAKING
4. In a pot, heat vegetable oil. Put the sliced shitake mushrooms, ground beef, chilli flakes.
5. Pour 2 cups of the prepared stock. Add the seafood, shrimps, fish sauce, tofu slices and bring it to boil.
6. Allow to simmer till all ingredients are well cooked.
7. Add the scallions, green chilli pepper and continue to simmer.
8. Break the egg into the soup and cook for few minutes and turn off the heat.

SERVING
9. In a serving bowl, serve the soup hot with any crispy bread or as it is.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Korean
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Tofu
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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