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.
- Serves: 4 persons
- 1lb Korean duk (flat oval rice cakes)
- 4cups broth (beef, anchovy, or chicken)
- 2cups water
- Soy sauce (to taste)
- Pepper (to taste)
- 2eggs (cooked in a thin omelet and sliced into thin strips)
- 1to 2 dried seaweed sheets (roasted and cut into thin slices)
- Garnish: scallions
Step 1Gather the ingredients.
Step 2Soak rice cakes in cold water for about 20 minutes. Rinse and reserve.
Step 3Bring broth and water to a boil and add a tablespoon of soy sauce. Season with pepper.
Step 4Add rice cakes and lower the heat to a simmer. Cook rice cakes until tender, for about 10 minutes.
Step 5Taste for saltiness and add more soy sauce if needed. Ladle into individual bowls.
Step 6Add strips of egg and seaweed. Garnish with scallions.
Step 7Enjoy hot.