Doenjang Jjigae (된장찌개; Fermented Soy Bean Paste and Vegetable Stew) Recipe

Doenjang Jjigae

Ingredients: (2 servings)

a handful of dried anchovies
2 1/2 cup of water
1 1/2 spoon of doenjang (된장; fermented soy bean paste)
2/3 spoon of ssamjang (쌈장; seasoned bean paste)
1/2 spoon of gochujang (고추장; red chili paste)
1 potato
1/4 onion
1/3 zucchini
2 peppers or jalapeños

Doenjang Jjigae

Step 1. Heat dried anchovies in a pot until its fishy smell is gone.

Doenjang Jjigae

Step 2. Pour 2 1/2 cup of water and boil for 10 minutes. Remove the anchovies afterwards.

Doenjang Jjigae

Step 3. Meanwhile, cut up the vegetables into small chunks and slices.

Doenjang Jjigae

Step 4. Add paste and potato into the pot and stir well. Continue to heat in medium high heat.

Doenjang Jjigae

Step 5. Add tofu when the potato is completely cooked, and boil for few more minutes until tofu is cooked.

Doenjang Jjigae



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