Korean Style Seaweed Soup

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by jm0527

This soup is usually eaten after women give birth to help with breast milk arriving and to cleanse your body of everything.

Top Review by Vicky D

So yummy! I had this soup once in Korea, and I loved it. This tastes just like what I ate over there. Once you start eating it, you can't stop!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (1 ounce) package wakame seaweed
  • 14 lb top sirloin steak, minced
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 12 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic


  1. Soak seaweed in water to cover. When soft, drain, and cut into 2 inch pieces.
  2. Heat a saucepan over medium heat; add beef, sesame oil, 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce, and a little salt, and cook for 1 minute. Stir in seaweed and remaining 1 tablespoon soy sauce; cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently.
  3. Pour in 2 cups water, and bring to a boil. Stir in garlic and remaining 4 cups water. Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce heat. Simmer for 20 minutes. Season to taste with salt.

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