Korean Seaweed Soup

    40 mins

    This is the recipe for Korean-style seaweed soup. It's a traditional birth dish in Korea and new mothers eat this soup because they believe that seaweed soup helps their milk production.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 30g dried brown seaweed, like kelp
    • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
    • 100g very thinly sliced fillet steak
    • Salt
    • 4 teaspoons soy sauce
    • 1 teaspoon very finely chopped garlic
    • 1½ litres 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.Simmer for 30 minutes, then serve.

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