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Soondooboo Chigae

You can make this spicy tofu stew with just meat (beef or pork) alone, or with your favorite seafoods or a combinations of beef, pork and seafoods. Watch the recipe video below and decide what combination you wanna use for the preparation of this spicy tofu stew (soon tofu)...
  Extra soft tofu 12 Ounce (1 Pack)
  Beef 50 Gram (For Stew)
  Shrimp 10
  Clams 10
  Squid 50 Gram
  Onion 1⁄4
  Zucchini 1⁄4
  Enochi mushroom 10 Gram
  Red chili pepper 1⁄2
  Green chili pepper 1⁄2
  Green onion 1
  Garlic 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Sesame oil 2 Tablespoon
  Korean red chili flakes 3 Tablespoon (Depending On How Spicy You Want To Make It)
  Salt 2 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Egg 1

1. If you have live clams, put them in salt water over night in a dark place so that they spit out sand. Then, wash before cooking. (frozen seafoods should work too)

2. Dice vegetables and cut beef into small pieces.

3. Pre-heat a pot on low heat. Add sesame oil, beef and Korean chili pepper flakes and cook for 5 minutes.

4. Add onion and zucchini and season with 1 tablespoon of salt. Cook for 5 minutes. If vegetables stick to the bottom. Add a little bit of water.

5. Add water and garlic. Bring to boil on high heat.

6. Put the stone bowl on high heat to pre-heat. (if you are using it)

7. Add shrimp and squid. Cook for 3 minutes.

8. Taste and season with salt.

9. Add clams and extra soft tofu. Cook for 3-5 minutes.

* Try not to stir too much at this point as tofu is very delicate.
* If you are using live clams, you know they are cooked when the open up.

10. Transfer gently into the stone bowl. Add pepper, Enochi mushrooms, green peppers, red and green chili peppers on top.

11. Add an egg just before eating.
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Korean Spicy Tofu Stew
Ever heard of sindooboo? It is a korean spicy tofu stew which is quite popular. The chef shows how to make this stew and also teach some korean. So, watch out for more…

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tanya3286's picture
i will omit the beef.. the seafood would be great!! this is a really nice recipe..thanks for sharing! :)
Anonymous's picture
I am a non-vegetarian, even then I have my preferences right! :) For various reasons, I am not very fond of Beef and Pork, so I would try out this Spicy Tofu Stew with some chicken instead and yes some great seafood like shrimp, mussels and the like. Thanks for sharing the recipe and I like the fact that the stew is make spicy! :)
Anonymous's picture
Nice dish. Could you please tell what is stone bowl? If I don't get Enochi mushrooms, I think normal mushrooms will be good enough . Isn't it?