5 Easy Halal Korean Stew Recipes You Can Make At Home


Ili •  Jan 26, 2021

Thinking of what you should make for your next meal? How about a big pot of warm, hearty and flavourful stew ? Perfect for anytime of the day, check out our list of easy and halal Korean stew recipes when you're ready to treat yourself to absolute deliciousness.

1. Kimchi jjigae

If you’re looking for a way to use that jar of kimchi that’s been sitting in your fridge for a while, kimchi jjigae is your answer. Spicy, soothing and superbly delicious, it’s a simple dish to make and perfect to chow down on a chilly day ? Traditionally, kimchi jjigae uses pork shoulder or pork belly as one of its main ingredients since it pairs well with the soup. But it’s still possible to make a tasty dish using other meats! With this halal kimchi jjigae recipe, prepare to enjoy a mouthwatering bowl of kimchi stew whenever you want.

2. Budae jjigae

Budae jjiage, also known as Korean Army Stew, is a hearty kimchi stew that is perfect to indulge on a chilly day. Traditionally, budae jjigae includes pork and processed meats (i.e Spam which is canned cooked ham) but the beauty of this one-pot meal is that you can get creative with the ingredients! So with a little tweaking and swapping around, this simple halal budae jjigae recipe is one that you can easily make at home and indulge in while you catch up on the latest K-drama ?

3. Sundubu jjigae

If you're a fan of savoury stews like kimchi jjigae and budae jjigae, then it's only right that you treat yourself to a warm bowl of sundubu jjigae. This popular Korean soft tofu stew is made with everything that you can expect in a comforting meal - extra soft tofu, thinly sliced meat, kimchi and an amazingly flavourful broth ? Perfect for a rainy day to warm you up, dive right into this halal sundubu jjigae recipe and whip up a bowl of yummy Korean stew at home.

4. Jjampong

For those who have attempted making their own halal jajangmyeon, it’s time to move onto jjamppong! This seafood noodle soup is a popular Korean-Chinese dish that’s packed with tons of flavours. Perfect for warming you right up, share this satisfyingly delicious meal with your family while you catch up on the latest K-dramas and reality shows at home (Seaosn 3 of Busted!, anyone ?). Get started with this easy halal jjampong recipe.

5. Dakdori 

Also known as dakbokkeumtang (spicy chicken stew), this traditional Korean dish is the perfect one-pot meal to make on weeknights. Made with boiling chunks of chicken, vegetables and various spices, your whole family can enjoy this savoury stew alongside a bowl of white rice. Head over to My Korean Kitchen to check out the recipe.

#HHWTTip: Replace the rice wine with apple juice or white grape juice. Another alternative is to mix white grape juice and lemon juice.

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