Korean Seaweed Soup

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    40 mins

    Every Korean women who gives birth, drinks this traditional soup for Koreans believe seaweed helps their milk production. Look for dried seaweed or buy online.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 30g dried (brown) seaweed
    • 2 tsp sesame oil
    • 100g very thinly sliced beef
    • Salt
    • 4 teaspoons soy sauce
    • 1 teaspoon very finely chopped garlic
    • 1 1/2 litres of cold water

    Directions
    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.
    6. Simmer for 30 minutes, then serve.

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