The Baek's Family

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Manila clam Seaweed Soup (Miyuk gook)

Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients: (Serves 4)
1 oz dried seaweed
1 tsp sesame oil
3 tsp soy sauce
2 tsp garlic, minced 
1 scallion, chopped
1/2 cup Manila clam
4 cups of water
salt to taste

Rehydrate seaweed by placing in a big bowl covering with water for 1 hour.

While waiting for an hour, prepare minced garlic, chopped scallion and Manila clam. 
(Cover Manila clam with salt water to get rid of sand.)

After an hour drain seaweed, squeeze out excess water, cut into 2-inches pieces. 
Mix it  with garlic, soy sauce and sesame oil well. 

In soup pot over medium heat, stir marinated seaweed for 2 minutes. 
Be careful not to burn it. 

Pour 4 cups of water into it and boil it. 

When the soup begins to boil, turn down to simmer and add Manila clam.
And then, cook for another 20 minutes or util soup looks milky. 

Either add salt or not to suit your taste. 

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