Doenjang Stew (Jjigae) | Kim'C Recipes

Written By Kim'C Market - July 29 2019

Cooking time: 15 min

Doenjang Stew, or Jjigae is one of the most popular and representative doenjang dishes, of Korean comfort food. This recipe uses fewer ingredients, but that does not take away from the classic flavors of this traditional stew. Traditionally, a doenjang stew has various toppings from Korean squash cubes to even cubes of potatoes to add to the hearty nature of the dish. However, with this recipe, we show you that you can get a great stew with just the minimum amount of ingredients. 


Let’s Cook

  1. Cut the tofu into 1-inch cubes. Roughly chop the scallion.
  2. Heat water and 2 tbsp of Jookjangyeon Doenjang paste , stir well to dissolve the doenjang.
  3. When boiling add the sliced beef and tofu, boil for another five minutes.
  4. Finish off with the chopped scallions, serve with rice and enjoy this savory feel-good stew.