How to Make Kimchi Jjigae
The Kimchi Soup

Kimchi Jjigae is a great way to put your delicious home made Kimchi to good use, Jjigae essentially means stew. This dish is basically a spicy soup with some added extras, it tastes delicious and is great when served alongside Bulgolgi or Jeyuk Bokum.

There are a number of ways to make Kimchi Jjigae, so I have put my simplest recipe here:

I have used the following ingredients:
700ml of water
2 tablespoons of chicken Stock
4-5 tablespoons of Kimchi, plus some sauce from the jar
1 tablespoon of Gochujang (optional)
Some Tofu or pork belly or seafood like mussels or prawns
1 Spring onion

To make the stew begin by boiling the water in a saucepan and mix in the chicken stock. Add in the kimchi and some gochujang to give the soup some flavour.

Kimchi jjigae in saucepan picture

You now have a choice of what you can add to the stew, Its very common to add Tofu, cut it in to small chunks before adding. You could also add some sliced pork belly, this adds a great texture to the stew or you could add some seafood like prawns or mussels. Add some sliced spring onion late on to complete the dish.



Kimchi jjigae served with side-dish picture

Once cooked serve in bowls, You can mix in rice and have as a lunch or dinner, or you could serve alongside any Korean dishes and serve with sides.









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