Kimchi Stew(kimchi jjigae)

Kimchi stew with pork, tofu, and onion is a traditional Korean dish that is both comforting and flavorful. This soup is made with spicy and tangy kimchi, succulent pork belly, silky tofu, and aromatic onions. The combination of these ingredients creates a savory and hearty soup that is perfect for cold winter days or anytime you crave a warm and spicy meal.

The recipe is easy to follow and requires simple ingredients that are easily found at your local grocery store or Asian market. Kimchi stew is not only delicious but also packed with probiotics and nutrients that are beneficial for your gut health.

So, if you’re looking for a delicious and healthy soup that will warm you up and satisfy your cravings, give this kimchi stew with pork, tofu, and onion a try!


  • 1/2 pound pork belly, sliced into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 cups kimchi, chopped
  • 1 block tofu, cut into cubes
  • 2.5~3 cups water or chicken broth
  • 2 scallions, chopped (optional)
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoon cooking wine.


  1. In a large pot, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the sliced the garlic and cook for a few seconds
  3. Add the pork belly with 2 tablespoon cooking wine and cook until browned, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add the chopped kimchi and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  5. Pour in the water or chicken broth.
  6. Add the sliced tofu and onion.
  7. cook for an additional 10~15minutes.

Add a little sugar and salt to your taste.

Enjoy your delicious and spicy kimchi stew with pork, tofu, and onion!

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