Korean stew recipes

A thick stew, or jjigae, served communally, piping hot, and in an earthenware bowl, is for many the epitome of comfort food.

Army Base Stew

Budae-jjigae
부대찌개

Barbecued beef stew

Bulgogi-jungol
불고기전골

Braised chicken with vegetables

Dakjjim
닭찜

Braised saury

Kkongchi-jorim
꽁치조림

Bulgogi stew in an earthenware pot

Ttukbaegi-bulgogi
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Clam stew (jogaetang: 조개탕)

Clam stew

Jogaetang
조개탕

Fermented soybean paste stew

Doenjang-jjigae
된장찌개

Fermented soybean paste stew mixed with fresh salad

Doenjang-jjigae geotjeori bibimbap
된장찌개 겉절이 비빔밥

Fermented soybean paste stew with scallops

Paeju-doenjang-jjigae
패주된장찌개

Kongbiji jjigae

Ground-soybeans stew

Kongbijijjigae
콩비지찌개

Kimchi and mackerel camping stew

Kimchi godeungeo-tongjorim jjigae
김치 고등어통조림 찌개

Kimchi stew

Kimchi-jjigae
김치찌개

Korean crab stew

Kkotgetang
꽃게탕

Mapa tofu

Mapadubu
마파두부

Pork bones soup

Gamjatang
감자탕

Spicy braised chicken

Dak-bokkeumtang
닭볶음탕

Spicy fish soup

Maeuntang
매운탕

Spicy soft tofu stew with kimchi and pork belly

Kimchi-sundubu-jjigae
김치순두부찌개

Spicy soft tofu stew with seafood

Haemul-sundubu-jjigae
해물순두부찌개

Steamed egg in an earthenware bowl

Ttukbaegi gyeranjjim
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