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K-FOOD Recipe / Doenjangjjigae, Koreans' Home Cooked Meal
2021-08-26 10:44:03


In Korean home cooking, there is a dish which is Kimchijjigae’s eternal rival and second to none. It is none other than Doenjangjjigae (Soybean Paste Stew).  Doenjang (Soybean paste), which is made by fermenting beans, is enough to make delicious doenjangjjigae with any ingredients added. Particularly, doenjang has excellent anti-cancer effects and contains all the essential amino acids needed for the body, which aids in a balanced diet. Another great advantage is that you don’t get tired of eating it anytime because of its unique and delicate earthy taste. Let’s make doenjangjjigae, a Korean home cooked meal, that even beginners can easily make in just 15 minutes.


Main Ingredients: 10 dried anchovies, 2 potatoes, 2 chili peppers, 1 green onion, 1/2 zucchini, 1/2 onion, 1/2 block of dubu, 200g of mushrooms
Sub Ingredients: 2 tbsp of doenjang, 1/2 tbsp of red pepper powder, 825ml of water


1.Put 825ml of water and dried anchovies in a pot and boil over medium heat for 10 minutes.


2.In the meantime, cut potatoes, green onion, zucchini and onion into bite-size pieces.


3.Remove the anchovies from the pot, then add the prepared ingredients.


4.When the ingredients are cooked properly, add doenjang and mix well.


5.When doenjangjjigae boils up, reduce heat to very low and add dubu.


6.Add red pepper powder and sliced chili pepper to add a spicy flavor.


7.Serve with rice, and doenjangjjigae is ready !


#Doenjangjjigae-Related Export Products


①Soybean Paste from Doolrecooks CO., LTD.
It is a product sold by Doolrecooks. It is perfectly safe with no additives such as chemical additives or preservatives added. It is safe to be consumed not only by adults but also by children as well. Best of all, you don’t need to make anchovy stock. Doolrecooks’ soybean paste contains anchovy stock. Another advantage is that it can be used not only to make doenjangjjigae but to make various side dishes as well. All you have to do is mix this soybean paste with parboiled wild greens or vegetables. Doolrecooks’ soybean paste products are available in 500g and in 1kg to choose from.
‧Tel : 1588-3819                              
‧H/p : https://smartstore.naver.com/doolrecooks/products


②Doenjangjjigae from Bibigo
Bibigo’s doenjangjjigae product contains all the ingredients needed for cooking, so it can be made simply by boiling it without additional ingredients. With big sliced dubu, shiitake mushrooms, potatoes, and onions, you can enjoy  doenjangjjigae with taste and texture of a homemade doenjangjjigae. Particularly, the solid ingredients of soup and doenjang are packaged separately, so you can taste the fresh texture of vegetables. Microwave for 4 minutes and 30 seconds (700W), or leave it in boiling water for 2 minutes, and your Korean doenjangjjigae is done. It can be stored at room temperature, and it’s reasonably priced at only KRW 3,980 with 1~2 servings (460g)
‧ Tel : 1668-1953                             
‧ H/P : www.cjthemarket.com

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