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Korean Food: Fried Fish Cake Soup (Eomuk Guk =어묵국)

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Fried fish cake soup is a street food in Korea. Especially, this warm tasty soup is good in the cold winter. This soup taste even better with some Korean snacks like ddeokbokki or kimbap. The winter is coming, so try this easy and delicious soup with your family someday. Thanks.
Ingredients
  Fried fish cake 1 Packet (5 pieces)
  Daikon raddish 1 Cup (16 tbs), cut into 2-inch square pieces
  Kelp sea weed 6
  Green onion 1 Large, cut into 2-inch pieces (For the broth)
  Green onion 1 Large, cut into 1-inch pieces (For the soup)
  Red hot pepper 1 Medium, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (Optional)
  Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Soup soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Sea salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1. Fold the fish cake square sheets twice and pass the skewer through each one of them.
2. In a pan add water, radish (diakon), kelp pieces, green onions (cut for the broth) and 2 or 3 pieces of cut hot peppers and place on a mediumg heat. Once it starts to boil cook for 5 minutes on a high heat.
3. Five minutes later remove all the kelp pieces and the green onions from the broth.
4. Add the skewered fried fish cakes into the broth. Add soya sauce and sea salt. Reduce the temperature to medium high and cook for 10 more minutes.
5. Add the 1/2-inch pieces of green onions, cook for 2 more minutes and turn off the heat.

SERVING
6. Serve hot with a sauce of your choice.

Things You Will Need
bamboo skewer sticks- 5

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Korean
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
2
Subtitle: 
Asian Eomuk Guk
Looking for exotic soup recipes to warm your toes and souls this winter? This Korean fried fish cake soup or Eomuk GuK as it is called is a very popular street food which is extremely delicious and healthy. Try getting the fried fish cakes called eomuk or odeng, at any Asian food store! This makes for a delicious hearty soup on a cold day. Eomuk guk is also great fun to eat, like fried fish on skewers and the broth is extremely flavorful. Definitely a comforting soup for the wintry months!

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