Gochujang Jjigae

Gochujang Jjigae is a Korean style vegetable based spicy stew with a small amount of pork in it. The tricks to making it are… read more

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Gochujang Jjigae
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Gochujang Jjigae is a Korean style vegetable based spicy stew with a small amount of pork in it. The tricks to making it are... read more
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Gochujang Jjigae is a Korean style vegetable based spicy stew with a small amount of pork in it. The tricks to making it are... read more
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Servings Prep Time
people 20minutes
Cook Time
10minutes
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
people 20minutes 10minutes
Ingredients:
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Instructions
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  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Gochujang Jjigae - Ingredients
  2. Slice the tofu into squares approximately (1/4 inch, 5mm) thick.

    Gochujang Jjigae - Slicing tofu
  3. Cut the pork into small cubes (1/2 inch, 10mm) thick.

    Gochujang Jjigae - Slicing the pork into small cuts
  4. Place the ingredients near the stove where you will need them.

    Gochujang Jjigae - Red pepper is a key ingredient
  5. Add anchovies to water, let them soak for 10 minutes before cooking.

    Gochujang Jjigae - Making the soup base with dashima
  6. Boil the anchovies for about 10 min, then let rest for 10 minutes.

    Gochujang Jjigae - Making the soup base with dashima
  7. Add gochujang to the dashima water.

    Gochujang Jjigae - Making the soup base with gochujang
  8. Add a tablespoon of sugar and stir it in.

    Gochujang Jjigae - Adding a small amount of sugar
  9. Add pork and potatoes to the stew. Bring the stew to a boil, and cook for 5 minutes.

    Gochujang Jjigae - Adding potatoes
  10. Add the onion and zucchini to the stew.

    Gochujang Jjigae - Adding zucchini
  11. Add a tablespoon of minced garlic. Continue to boil for 5 more minutes. Then finally add the mushrooms and tofu and cook another 2 minutes.

    Gochujang Jjigae - Adding garlic
  12. Ladle the Jjigae into a bowl and serve.

    Gochujang Jjigae
Nutrition Facts
Gochujang Jjigae
Amount Per Serving
Calories 228 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 228mg 10%
Potassium 786mg 22%
Total Carbohydrates 31g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 8g
Protein 18g 36%
Vitamin A 7%
Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 5%
Iron 11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Recipe Notes

Chef Tips for Making Great Gochujang Jjigae

Be sure to use a stock pot large enough to hold all the ingredients and one that has a heavy bottom. Having a stock pot with a heavy bottom is important because the bottom of the pot will shield the stew from being scorched by the heat from the stove.

Serving Size = 2 cups

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