Doenjang Jjigae

Doenjang Jjigae is a famous Korean soup made of vegetables and soy bean paste. It has been my favorite since I started eating Korean food when I lived in Vietnam. Here’s the recipe.

Doenjang Jjigae Recipe:

2 cups of zucchini

2 cups of  potatoes

1 large red chili, sliced

1/2 cup leek

6 pcs shrimps

2 cups clams

5 dried anchovies

1 cup tofu

1/2 cup soy bean paste

3 cloves garlic


1. Combine the ingredients in a pot and pour water which is just enough to cover the vegetables.

2. Bring to boil. Add the soy bean paste and tofu.

3. Turn off the heat and serve with steamed rice.


Best cooked in a clay pot.

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