Check out these soul comforting authentic Korean stew recipes, such as Doenjang Jjigae, Yukgaejang, dakdoritang and many more, in one place. Create these delicious Korean stews in your own kitchen and share with your loved ones.

A collection of best Korean stew recipes are compiled together.

Is the weather outside chilling? How about a nice warm bowl of Korean stew?

I have posted numerous Korean stew recipes over the few years and most of them were well loved by many of my blog readers. So here are the top Korean stews that are most popular in my website.

If you are craving for something with full of flavor and soul-satisfying, look no further. Most of them are easy to make and they will keep you warm your body and soul. And you will become a master of authentic Korean stews.

A bowl of yukgaejang is placed on a yellow napkin and served with rice and Korean utensils.
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Korean Spicy Beef Vegetable Soup (Yukgaejang)

This authentic homemade recipe for Yukgaejang (spicy Korean beef vegetable soup) is deeply flavorful and comforting. I’ve included step-by-step photos and my top tips for making this satisfyingly spicy beef stew at home in your own kitchen.

Hot boiling doenjang jjigae in a stone pot is a served with rice and kimchi
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Classic Doenjang Jjigae (Korean Soybean Paste Stew)

This classic homemade doenjang jjigae recipe uses Korean soybean paste to create a deeply flavorful stew accented with tofu and fresh vegetables. It’s easy to prepare, and ready in 25 minutes or less.

Kimchi Jjigae is made with canned mackerel pike fish in a blue pot.
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Mackerel Pike Kimchi Stew

Mackerel pike kimchi stew is a popular Korean kimchi jjigae recipe. Adding a can of mackerel pike deepens the taste of kimchi stew.

Spicy Korean Chicken Stew, dakdoritang, is simmered with carrots and potatoes.
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Spicy Korean Chicken Stew (Dakdoritang)

Spicy Korean chicken stew (dakdoritang) is the epitome of spicy chicken. Chicken and vegetables are simmered in gochujang sauce and sea kelp stock.

Korean army stew (Budae Jjigae)
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Iconic Korean Army Stew (Budae Jjigae)

Korean army stew, known as Budae Jjigae, is Korean-American fusion dish. It's made with canned processed meats such as Spam, but with the Korean flavor of kimchi and instant ramen noodles.

Old fermented kimchi braised with pork ribs are served with rice and roasted seaweed.
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Braised Pork Ribs and Kimchi

Very old sour kimchi makes a delicious stew. Pork short ribs and kimchi are braised with Korean soup soy sauce and little bit of doenjang. It's a rustic Korean food.

spicy pork and zucchini stew is served with a spoon
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Korean Spicy Pork Stew with Zucchini

This Korean spicy pork and zucchini stew is a popular dish from Jeolla province in Korea. Korean chili paste and chili flakes make this stew extra spicy but not overly.

If you like tofu, this Korean spicy soft tofu stew with beef and seafood (sundubu jjigae) is a popular Korean stew you should not miss to try.
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Spicy Soft Tofu Stew with Beef and Seafood

If you like tofu, this Korean spicy soft tofu stew with beef and seafood (sundubu jjigae) is a popular Korean stew you should not miss to try.

And there you have it – best Korean stew recipes that you can enjoy with your loved ones! I hope this recipes brought some inspiration for your Korean cooking adventure. If you have tried any of these recipes, don’t forget to tag me on Instagram or Pinterest. Love to see your creation!

A collection of best Korean stew recipes are compiled together.

Best Korean Stew Recipes: Korean Spicy Pork Stew with Zucchini

This Korean spicy pork and zucchini stew is a popular dish from Jeolla province in Korea. Korean chili paste and chili flakes make this stew extra spicy but not overly.
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Ingredients

Instructions 

  • In a small bowl combine Korean chili paste, chili flakes, Korean soup soy sauce; mix well. Add the pork belly slices and toss with seasoning paste.
  • Heat oil in a small pot over medium heat. Add the seasoned pork belly and saute for 1 minute. Add the water and onion (water should barely cover everything in a port), and bring it to boil. Lower the heat a little and continue to cook until the onion is soft.
  • Add the zucchini sticks, garlic, and continue to cook for 2-3 minutes or until the zucchinis are almost tender.
  • Season with anchovy sauce to your desired taste. Add the jalopeño and green onion and let it mingle for 1 minute. Remove the stew from heat and serve hot with rice.
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