Spicy Korean beef and vegetable soup (“yukgaejang”)
Yukgaejang g is korean soup made with beef and vegetables. It’s hot and spicy. Koreans love this soup especially in the winter time. full recipe: www.maangchi.com Ingredients: 1 Lb of beef brisket, half an onion, water, 12 green onions, 5 cups of bean sprouts, fern brakes (kosari), 1 stalk of celery, garlic, hotpepper flakes, sesame oil, vegetable oil, salt, soy sauce, and black pepper Directions: 1. In a big pot, add beef brisket, 14-15 cups of water, and half an onion, then boil it for 40-50 minutes over high heat. 2. Cut the green onions, celery, and fern brakes (kosari) into pieces about 7 cm in length. Put them all into a big bowl. 3. Put 3 tbs hotpepper flakes, 1 tbs of sesame oil, 1 tbs of vegetable oil, 1 tbs soy sauce, 1 tbs of salt, and some grounded black pepper into a small bowl and mix it. This is your hotpepper oil sauce. 4. Put the hotpepper oil sauce into the vegetables mixture and mix them all up. 5. When the beef is well cooked, take it out and set it aside to cool down. 6. Add the mixture of vegetables and hotpepper oil sauce into the boiling beef stock. Boil it for 20-30 minutes. 7. Slice the beef thinly and add it into the boiling soup. Cook it about 5-10 minutes more. Serve with rice. Enjoy it!