Korean Rice Cake Soup (Duk Guk)

Korean Rice Cake Soup (Duk Guk)

Enjoy this recipe for Korean Duk Guk, a soup filled with soft Korean rice cakes (duk), that is always eaten on New Year's Day.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Soak rice cakes in cold water for about 20 minutes. Rinse and reserve.
  3. Step 3

    Bring broth and water to a boil and add a tablespoon of soy sauce. Season with pepper.
  4. Step 4

    Add rice cakes and lower the heat to a simmer. Cook rice cakes until tender, for about 10 minutes.
  5. Step 5

    Taste for saltiness and add more soy sauce if needed. Ladle into individual bowls.
  6. Step 6

    Add strips of egg and seaweed. Garnish with scallions.
  7. Step 7

    Enjoy hot.