Ever wondered what street foods people are always eating in K-dramas? Korean Fish Cake soup aka Eomuguk, is a classic that is sold by many street vendors. This soup is enjoyed best during a cold winter day and personally one of our favorites. Best of all, it’s tasty, simple, and very affordable to make! 🍲
Serves: 2 // Prep Time: 5 minutes // Cook Time: 25 minutes
- 4 rectangle Korean fish cakes sheets
- Green onion, thinly sliced
- 1 Tbsp soy sauce
- 1 Tbsp rice wine
- 1 tsp minced garlic
- Ground black pepper
- 6 cups water
- 10 g dried kelp
- 30 g dried anchovy, head and black innards removed
- 100 g white radish, thinly sliced
- Run fish cake sheets in hot water to remove oil coating.
- Slice the fish cakes into small rectangle size.
- In a pot, boil dried kelp and anchovies for 10 minutes over medium heat.
- Discard kelp and add the radish slices. Boil the radish and anchovy for a further 10 minutes.
- Add the soy sauce, rice wine and garlic to broth. Stir briefly.
- Reduce to medium heat once boiled. Add the fish cakes into the soup then boil until they are soft).
- Sprinkle ground black pepper, top with Seaweed, and green onions before serving.
Enjoy this with a shot of soju on the side to get the full street food experience. 😉 You'll feel like you're living a scene right out of your favorite Korean drama!
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