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Tofu soup with clams (Dubu-jogaetguk: 두부조갯국) recipe by Maangchi

Searching for a easy and fast to make but scrumptious soup?
At this time, I’m excited to share my straightforward and quick recipe for Tofu Soup with Clams!

A few of you’ve got requested me about the best way to begin feeding Korean meals to your infants. Korean delicacies could be very various, so I’ve loads of concepts! First you need to check out my non-spicy recipes, particularly the soups, as a result of you’ll be able to combine rice and soup collectively which isn’t solely very nutritious however excellent for younger infants to begin coaching consuming meals. That’s what I gave my very own kids after they have been younger, soups like miyeok-guk, baechu-doenjang-guk, beef radish soup, and this tofu soup I’m introducing to you now.

On this recipe, I add clams to provide the soup with an exquisite savory taste. You may substitute clams with mussels or shrimp. For youngsters who’re simply beginning with rice, you’ll be able to simply chop up the clams for straightforward consumption. Likewise, for our older kin who might wrestle with chewing, this soup is an ideal selection.

This dish makes use of a simplified and fast to make anchovy kelp inventory (the recipe under), bringing a wealthy and nutty sesame style. Chewy clams, smooth tofu, and garlic spherical out this soup and add to its gentle however scrumptious taste.

For a vegetarian model, merely swap the inventory with my vegetable inventory, fish sauce for salt. You will get artistic and substitute the clams for one thing like mushrooms or your personal concepts. I’m all the time amazed by my vegetarian readers who inform me their artistic and scrumptious concepts!

Healthful, nourishing, and filled with delicate flavors, this pleasant soup will be loved by a variety of individuals. I hope you share it with your loved ones and revel in it!

tofu soup with clams


for two servings

For the straightforward anchovy kelp inventory:

  • 4 cups of water
  • 6 giant dried anchovies, guts and heads eliminated
  • 6 x 6-inch dimension piece of dried kelp


Make anchovy kelp inventory

  1. In a pan, mix the water, cleaned dried anchovies, and dried kelp.
  2. Cook dinner over medium-high warmth for 20 minutes. You’ll find yourself with roughly 3 cups of flavorful inventory.
dried anchovies
Dried kelp

Make dubu-jogaetguk

  1. Warmth up a heavy medium pan. Add sesame oil, garlic, and onion.
  2. Sauté the garlic and onion with a picket spoon for a couple of minutes, till the onion turns into barely translucent.
stir-frying garlic and onion
  1. Pour within the inventory and convey it to a rolling boil over medium-high warmth, which ought to take about 5 to six minutes.
  2. Now add the clam meat, crushed tofu, and inexperienced onions to the boiling inventory. Cowl and let the soup cook dinner for an additional 5 minutes.
tofu soup with clams

End and serve

  1. Take away from the warmth and add fish sauce (or salt to your style).
  2. Give the soup a mild stir to include the flavors after which ladle the soup into two giant bowls.
2 bowls of tofu soup
  1. Sprinkle floor sesame seeds on prime of every bowl for added taste and garnish.
  2. Serve the scrumptious soup with rice, kimchi, and every other desired facet dishes.
Dubu jogaetguk (tofu soup with clams)

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