Korean Soondubu Jjigae Recipe Video

Soondubu Jjigae is Korean Soft Tofu Stew with the amazing blend of flavours. The kimchi, seafood and the sauces gives the stew a fabulous taste. Join James in his kitchen and see him prepare Soondubu Jjigae. Try out and enjoy!


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings4
DishMain Ingredient,


 Hot pepper1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Coarse)
 Garlic paste1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Anchovy sauce2 Tablespoon
 Oil2 Tablespoon
 Beef cubes12
 Kimchi1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Beef stock6 Tablespoon (Large Spoon)
 Sesame oil1 Tablespoon
 Green onion2 Tablespoon
 Tofu pieces8 (Extra Soft)


In a small bowl, mix the hot pepper, garlic paste and anchovy sauce. Keep aside for a few hours to soften.
In a deep pan, saute the beef in oil until brown. Add kimchi and cook for a while. Stir in half the paste and the beef stock. Boil for a few minutes, skim off the foam. Add the clams, muscles, sesame oil, green onion and tofu. Simmer for a while. Crack and add the eggs over the top,simmer for a few minutes.

Editors Review

Winter is the time to enjoy hearty flavors and soulful aromas of spicy stews. This hot and spicy Korean tofu stew popularly called Soondubu jjigae is the perfect thing to warm up your toes, unclog your sinuses and comfort you on a chilly night. Make sure to stock up on some of the common Korean ingredients in your pantry this winter.