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Niche Topics (Food and Drinks) offers a large collection of delicious food and drink
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taste experience, and all are really easy-to-make.
A flavorsome, fiery hot and spicy fish or seafood stew made from an assortment of
vegetables. A popular dish that is widely enjoyed by most Koreans.
Korean Spicy Fish Stew Maeun-Tang Recipe
2-3 tablespoons Korean chili powder (gochugaru)
2 tablespoons rice white
3 cloves garlic, lightly crushed
¾ teaspoon soy sauce
4½ cups water
10 ounces fresh white fish fillet, cut into small pieces (Cod or halibut is great
to use in this maeuntang recipe. You can add seafood such as clams and shrimps as
1 medium daikon radish, peeled and cubed
1 cup bean sprouts, tailed
1 medium zucchini, halved and cut into thick slices
2 red chilies, seeds removed and sliced
1 stalk spring onion, cut into short lengths
How to make Korean spicy fish (maeuntang)stew:
1. Place chili powder and garlic in a small bowl. Stir in rice wine and soy sauce.
Mix all ingredients well.
2. Place water in a soup pot, and bring it to a boil over high heat.
3. Add chili mixture into water, and stir well.
4. Lower to medium heat. Add fish, radish and bean sprouts.
5. Cover your soup pot partially, and let fish stew simmer for 5-8 minutes. Stir
6. Increase the heat to high so that the stew comes to a rolling boil. Throw in zucchini,
chili and spring onion.
7. Let spicy fish stew simmer for another 3 minutes, uncovered. Stir occasionally
to keep fish fillets from sticking to the bottom of your soup pot.
8. Turn off heat. Ladle Korean spicy maeun-tang fish stew into 4 individual bowls.
Serve immediately with steamed rice. Enjoy!
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