One of my favourite dish in Korean food is this KimChi JJigae. How is everyone doing for the past 14 days? all #dudukdiamdiam? Some of you did request my version of Homecoko Kimchi jjigae 김치찌개 Recipe. Sharing with all of you. It is a very simple dish to cook. You can add in any ingredients you like.
Prep time: 5 minutes
cooking time : 15 minutes.
- 100 ml stock (can be any)
- 150 g kimchi (prefer 2-3 weeks old)
- 80 g pork belly
- 80g onion
- 1 japanese tofu stick (usual is the rectangle soft tofu)
- 1 tbl spoon sesame oil
- 1 tbl spoon spicy chili flakes
- 1 tbl spoon Gochujang sauce
- 1 tbl spoon soy sauce
Step by step on video:
Why when you eat some kimchi jjigae taste so good. I believe 2 main ingredients that make it outstanding is Broth/stock and kimchi. Broth can be many kind. Chicken, fish, pork and others. Up to you to add in. If you do not have, just add in more kimchi!
Gojuchang – is another important ingredient. That depends on you as they have a few flavours out there. Mine is Spicy gojuchang and there are 2 brands if not mistaken.
most important of all. Kimchi. Doing kimchi soup without kimchi?
Pork belly is one of the best ingredient to add into this. Some times you see pork kimchi jjigae or tuna kimchi jjigae is pretty good too.
1 table spoon each.
stir and mix well
add everything into your pot. add 2 pinch of sugar and 1 pinch of salt
add the stock 100ml + 400ml water mixture in. total is 500ml water for 2 pax.
bring it to boil for 8-10 minutes. In between do test the soup base.
add in tofu when it is near ready. boil it for about 1-2 minutes.
Here you go. My homecook kimchi jjigae 김치찌개 or Kimchi Stew recipe for your reference.
enjoy and eat well.