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.

sundubu jjigae (Korean spicy soft tofu stew)

Spicy soft tofu stew with beef

Gogi sundubu-jjigae
고기 순두부찌개

chamchi-jjigae

Spicy tuna stew

Chamchi-jjigae
참치찌개

Mapo tofu (mapadubu)

Korean-style mapo tofu

Mapadubu
마파두부

참치김치찌개 Kimchi stew with tuna Chamchi-kimchi-jjigae

Kimchi stew with tuna

Chamchi-kimchi-jjigae
참치김치찌개

Spicy braised chicken breasts

Dakbokkeumtang
닭볶음탕

Extra-strong fermented soybean paste stew

Cheonggukjang-jjigae
청국장찌개

Bulgogi stew in an earthenware pot

Ttukbaegi-bulgogi
뚝배기불고기

Fermented soybean paste stew with scallops

Paeju-doenjang-jjigae
패주된장찌개

Korean crab stew

Kkotgetang
꽃게탕

Fermented soybean paste stew

Doenjang-jjigae
된장찌개

Spicy soft tofu stew with kimchi and pork belly

Kimchi-sundubu-jjigae
김치순두부찌개

Clam stew (jogaetang: 조개탕)

Clam stew

Jogaetang
조개탕

Army Base Stew

Budae-jjigae
부대찌개

Kimchi and mackerel camping stew

Kimchi godeungeo-tongjorim jjigae
김치 고등어통조림 찌개

Braised saury

Kkongchi-jorim
꽁치조림

Dakbokkeumtang

Traditional-style spicy braised chicken

Dakbokkeumtang
닭볶음탕

ttukbaegi gyeranjjim

Steamed egg in an earthenware bowl

Ttukbaegi gyeranjjim
뚝배기 계란찜

Mapa tofu

Mapadubu
마파두부

Braised chicken with vegetables

Dakjjim
닭찜

Kongbiji-jjigae (Ground soybean stew) 콩비지찌개

Ground soybean stew

Kongbiji-jjigae
콩비지찌개

Pork bones soup

Gamjatang
감자탕

Maeuntang (spicy fish stew)

Spicy fish stew

Maeuntang
매운탕

Spicy soft tofu stew with seafood

Haemul-sundubu-jjigae
해물순두부찌개

Kimchi stew

Kimchi-jjigae
김치찌개

Barbecued beef stew

Bulgogi-jungol
불고기전골

Fermented soybean paste stew mixed with fresh salad

Doenjang-jjigae geotjeori bibimbap
된장찌개 겉절이 비빔밥