How to make the best Kimchi Jjigae (Easy)

Kimchi jjigae, aka Korean kimchi stew, is an incredibly rich, savory, and comforting stew. It features kimchi, pork belly, and tofu in a quick and satisfying 30 minute meal.

These ingredients are super easy to find at a local Korean grocery store like H-Mart or Zion.

📝 Ingredients

Cook the Aromatics


In a stone pot, cook the garlic and onion in a bit of neutral oil.

Add Meat & Vegetables


Add the kimchi, pork belly, and mushrooms. Toss and cook.

Add the Soup Base


Pour in the broth and seasonings. Bring to a boil then simmer for 10-12 minutes.

Add Tofu & Finishings


Add the sliced firm tofu, sesame oil, and green onions.

Serve & Enjoy!


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