Pork Kimchi Stew. A comforting, warm and delicious pork stew in a kimchi broth. Pairs wonderfully with steamed rice. Perfect for dinner or lunch. Easy to make in just one pot with minimal ingredients. This Korean pork kimchi stew only takes 30 minutes to make!
This is my favourite of all the different types of kimchi jjigae! Something about that pork pairs so well with that spicy kimchi broth. I could honestly eat this every single day because it really warms my body up.
If you love Korean food but you've never tried pork kimchi stew, then you must! It's just as tasty like tuna kimchi jjigae or tofu kimchi jjigae. But I would say it's slightly more savoury thanks to the pork. If you don't eat pork and you want to give it a try, try my tuna kimchi jjigae or my tofu kimchi jjigae. Both are delicious and easy to make!
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For this recipe
You will need the following ingredients for my easy pork kimchi stew:
1 cup kimchi, chopped
1 tbsp cooking oil
1.5 tbsp garlic minced
2 tbsp sugar
5 small marbled pork steaks, chopped
3 cups water
1 tsp soy sauce
2 tsp sesame oil
1 serrano pepper, chopped (optional for garnish)
How to make pork kimchi jjigae
In a medium size pot set over medium high heat, add cooking oil followed by your kimchi and garlic. Fry for about 1-2 minutes until the kimchi has released some juice.
Then add in your chopped pork and fry until 75% cooked, about 5 minutes. Season with sugar, soy sauce and sesame oil.
Next pour in your water and bring it to a boil. Allow this to simmer for 20 minutes.
Serve with steamed rice and garnish your stew with serrano peppers (optional).
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Pork Kimchi Stew (30-min. Recipe)
- 1 cup kimchi chopped
- 1 tbsp cooking oil
- 1.5 tbsp garlic minced
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 5 small marbled pork steaks chopped
- 3 cups water
- 1 tsp soy sauce
- 2 tsp sesame oil
- 1 serrano pepper chopped (optional for garnish)
- In a medium size pot set over medium high heat, add cooking oil followed by your kimchi and garlic. Fry for about 1-2 minutes until the kimchi has released some juice.
- Then add in your chopped pork and fry until 75% cooked, about 5 minutes. Season with sugar, soy sauce and sesame oil.
- Next pour in your water and bring it to a boil. Allow this to simmer for 20 minutes.
- Serve with steamed rice and garnish your stew with serrano peppers (optional).