Traditional Korean Breakfast

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Learn how to make doenjiang jigae (Korean fermented soybean paste stew) and serve up a very traditional Korean breakfast!

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Prep Time

45 min

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Cook Time

30 min

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Wait Time

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Traditional Korean Breakfast

Ingredients

Serves 1
1 serving Serves

Instructions

Step 1

Mise en place: gather all of your ingredients! We'll start out by prepping for the stew.

Mise en place: gather all of your ingredients! We'll start out by prepping for the stew.

Step 2

Cut green onion into 1" strips and place in large pot.

Cut green onion into 1" strips and place in large pot.

Step 3

Slice about 1 cup of yellow onion and add to pot.

Slice about 1 cup of yellow onion and add to pot.

Step 4

Dice tofu into 1/2" cubes. I'm using medium-firm but use whatever kind you prefer. Add to pot.

Dice tofu into 1/2" cubes. I'm using medium-firm but use whatever kind you prefer. Add to pot.

Step 5

Cut Korean zucchini in half then slice at a bit of an angle, yielding about a cup. Add to pot.

Cut Korean zucchini in half then slice at a bit of an angle, yielding about a cup. Add to pot.

Step 6

Slice green chili (Anaheim pepper) into nice, big slices in case anyone wants to avoid them, but they're very mild. Add to pot.

Slice green chili (Anaheim pepper) into nice, big slices in case anyone wants to avoid them, but they're very mild. Add to pot.

Step 7

Slice Persian cucumber in half then a little bias on the chop, yielding about a cup. Add to pot.

Slice Persian cucumber in half then a little bias on the chop, yielding about a cup. Add to pot.

Step 8

Cut daikon in half then into half moons. You only need about a cup, too. Add to pot, once again.

Cut daikon in half then into half moons. You only need about a cup, too. Add to pot, once again.

Step 9

Slice up garlic and add them top the pot, along with the dried anchovies.

Slice up garlic and add them top the pot, along with the dried anchovies.

Step 10

Drop a large spoonful of soybean paste (doen jang) as well, then add 2 1/2 cups of water, or just enough to cover everything.

Drop a large spoonful of soybean paste (doen jang) as well, then add 2 1/2 cups of water, or just enough to cover everything.

Step 11

Bring the pot to a boil, stir, then bring back down to a simmer. Cook for another 15-20 minutes.

Bring the pot to a boil, stir, then bring back down to a simmer. Cook for another 15-20 minutes.

Step 12

Now for the fish, heat pan on medium high, drizzle with oil, and place fish in pan away from yourself. Fry each side for 4-5min or until golden.

Now for the fish, heat pan on medium high, drizzle with oil, and place fish in pan away from yourself. Fry each side for 4-5min or until golden.

Step 13

Fry an egg by heating pan to medium high, drizzling on some oil, and cracking egg on top. Turn heat down and slowly fry to desired level of done.

Fry an egg by heating pan to medium high, drizzling on some oil, and cracking egg on top. Turn heat down and slowly fry to desired level of done.

Step 14

Plate the fish with the fried egg, serve the stew in a bowl, and complement with a bowl of rice and assorted kimchi and pickles!

Plate the fish with the fried egg, serve the stew in a bowl, and complement with a bowl of rice and assorted kimchi and pickles!

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Traditional Korean Breakfast

Traditional Korean Breakfast

By chefashley

Learn how to make doenjiang jigae (Korean fermented soybean paste stew) and serve up a very traditional Korean breakfast!

Prep Time

45 min

Cook Time

30 min

Wait Time

--

Ingredients

Serves 1

Instructions

Mise en place: gather all of your ingredients! We'll start out by prepping for the stew.

Step 1

Mise en place: gather all of your ingredients! We'll start out by prepping for the stew.

Cut green onion into 1" strips and place in large pot.

Step 2

Cut green onion into 1" strips and place in large pot.

Slice about 1 cup of yellow onion and add to pot.

Step 3

Slice about 1 cup of yellow onion and add to pot.

Dice tofu into 1/2" cubes. I'm using medium-firm but use whatever kind you prefer. Add to pot.

Step 4

Dice tofu into 1/2" cubes. I'm using medium-firm but use whatever kind you prefer. Add to pot.

Cut Korean zucchini in half then slice at a bit of an angle, yielding about a cup. Add to pot.

Step 5

Cut Korean zucchini in half then slice at a bit of an angle, yielding about a cup. Add to pot.

Slice green chili (Anaheim pepper) into nice, big slices in case anyone wants to avoid them, but they're very mild. Add to pot.

Step 6

Slice green chili (Anaheim pepper) into nice, big slices in case anyone wants to avoid them, but they're very mild. Add to pot.

Slice Persian cucumber in half then a little bias on the chop, yielding about a cup. Add to pot.

Step 7

Slice Persian cucumber in half then a little bias on the chop, yielding about a cup. Add to pot.

Cut daikon in half then into half moons. You only need about a cup, too. Add to pot, once again.

Step 8

Cut daikon in half then into half moons. You only need about a cup, too. Add to pot, once again.

Slice up garlic and add them top the pot, along with the dried anchovies.

Step 9

Slice up garlic and add them top the pot, along with the dried anchovies.

Drop a large spoonful of soybean paste (doen jang) as well, then add 2 1/2 cups of water, or just enough to cover everything.

Step 10

Drop a large spoonful of soybean paste (doen jang) as well, then add 2 1/2 cups of water, or just enough to cover everything.

Bring the pot to a boil, stir, then bring back down to a simmer. Cook for another 15-20 minutes.

Step 11

Bring the pot to a boil, stir, then bring back down to a simmer. Cook for another 15-20 minutes.

Now for the fish, heat pan on medium high, drizzle with oil, and place fish in pan away from yourself. Fry each side for 4-5min or until golden.

Step 12

Now for the fish, heat pan on medium high, drizzle with oil, and place fish in pan away from yourself. Fry each side for 4-5min or until golden.

Fry an egg by heating pan to medium high, drizzling on some oil, and cracking egg on top. Turn heat down and slowly fry to desired level of done.

Step 13

Fry an egg by heating pan to medium high, drizzling on some oil, and cracking egg on top. Turn heat down and slowly fry to desired level of done.

Plate the fish with the fried egg, serve the stew in a bowl, and complement with a bowl of rice and assorted kimchi and pickles!

Step 14

Plate the fish with the fried egg, serve the stew in a bowl, and complement with a bowl of rice and assorted kimchi and pickles!

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