Kimchi Jjigae (Kimchi Stew), a popular spicy Korean stew made with fermented Napa cabbage kimchi, pork (or beef), and tofu. Quick and easy to prepare. | RotiNRice.com

Kimchi Jjigae (Kimchi Stew)

Kimchi Jjigae (Kimchi Stew), a popular spicy Korean stew made with fermented Napa cabbage kimchi, pork (or beef), and tofu. Quick and easy to prepare.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Korean
Servings: 2
Calories: 268kcal
Author: Linda Ooi

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 4 oz sirloin pork (thinly sliced) (115g)
  • 1 small onion (thinly sliced)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 tsp gochujang (Korean chili paste) (optional)
  • 1 cup napa cabbage kimchi (roughly chopped) (200g)
  • ½ cup kimchi juice (120ml)
  • cups water (360ml)
  • 6 oz firm tofu (cut into ¼ inch thick rectangles) (170g)
  • 3 green onions (sliced at a diagonal)

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Heat sesame oil in a pot or stove-top casserole dish. Add pork and fry for 2 to 3 minutes. Then add onion and stir fry for another minute.
  • Add garlic, gochujang, and napa cabbage kimchi. Continue to stir fry for 3 minutes.
  • Pour in kimchi juice and 1½ cups (360ml) water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and allow it to simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add sliced tofu and continue to cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Turn off heat. Add sliced green onions.
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  • Serve immediately with steamed rice.

NUTRITION

Calories: 268kcal
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