Korean Seaweed Soup

    55 minutes

    This is a traditional dish in Korea, originally given to new mothers as they believed it would assit with milk production. However it is a tasty dish to be enjoyed by anyone!

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    Serves: 4 

    • 30g dried brown seaweed, e.g. kelp
    • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
    • 100g very thinly sliced beef fillet steak
    • salt, to taste
    • 4 teaspoons soy sauce
    • 1 1/2 litres of cold water
    • 1 teaspoon very finely chopped garlic

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:15min soaking  ›  Ready in:55min 

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

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