Korean-style seaweed soup

    Korean-style seaweed soup


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    About this recipe: This is the recipe for Korean-style (brown) seaweed soup. It's a traditional birth dish in Korea and every women who gives birth eats this soup because they believe that seaweed soup helps their milk production. Look for dried seaweed in Asian supermarkets or buy online.

    Serves: 4 

    • 30g dried (brown) seaweed
    • 1 dessertspoon of sesame oil
    • 100g very thinly sliced fillet steak
    • Salt
    • 4 teaspoons soy sauce
    • 1 teaspoon very finely chopped garlic
    • 1 1/2 litres (2.5 pints) of cold water

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Soak seaweed in water until it becomes soft, then drain and cut into 2.5cm pieces.
    2. In a medium pot, heat sesame oil over medium heat. Add beef, pinch of salt and 1 tsp soy sauce. Fry for one minute.
    3. Add seaweed, remaining soy sauce and stir-fry gently again for another minute.
    4. Pour in enough water to cover ingredients; bring to a boil.
    5. When it is boiling, add garlic and rest of water.
    6. Simmer for 30 minutes, then serve.

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    containing seaweed is a great idea and this dish and its background are amazing. thanks loads for uploading this dish - 10 Nov 2013

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