Vacuum Insulated Food Jars Recipes

Sundubu Jjigae (Korean Tofu Soup)

Sundubu jjigae is a Korean comfort food made with chili peppers, sliced meat and sundubu (extra soft tofu). Pack a rice ball and take this savory soup to-go!


 <For 12 oz. Zojirushi Stainless Steel Food Jars> 
Ingredients (serves 1):

  • 0.15 lb. beef chuck stew meat
  • 1 stalk green onion
  • 1 tsp. dark sesame oil
  • 1/8 tsp. Korean red chili pepper powder (optional)
  • 1 tsp. gochujang (Korean red chili pepper paste)
  • 1/2 tsp. soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder

For Broth:

  • 1 tsp. Korean soup stock powder with 6 oz. water
    (may substitute with 1/2 tsp. onion powder, 2 oz. clam juice and 4 oz. beef broth)

For Tofu:

  • 4 oz. extra soft or soft tofu, drained

 <For 17 oz. Zojirushi Stainless Steel Food Jars> 
Ingredients (serves 1): 

  • 0.2 lb. beef chuck stew meat
  • 2 stalks green onion
  • 1 tsp. dark sesame oil
  • 1/8 tsp. Korean red chili pepper powder (optional)
  • 1 -1/2 tsp. gochujang (Korean red chili pepper paste)
  • 1/2 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1/3 tsp. salt
  • 1/3 tsp. sugar
  • 1/3 tsp. garlic powder

For Broth:

  • 1/2 Tbsp. Korean soup stock powder with 8 oz. water
    (may substitute with 1 tsp. onion powder, 3 oz. clam juice and 5 oz. beef broth)

For Tofu:

  • 6 oz. extra soft or soft tofu, drained

*This recipe was developed for 12 oz. and 17 oz. Zojirushi Stainless Food Jars. Adjustments may be required for making this recipe in other Food Jar sizes. 

*Please make sure not to overfill the food jar with ingredients, as ingredients will expand with cooking, and may cause the lid to burst

1

Preheat the food jar by pouring boiling water (not included in the ingredients list). Close the lid and allow to preheat.

2

Slice beef thinly and cut green onions into small diagonal pieces.

3

Heat sesame oil in a saucepan over medium heat, then sauté beef and green onions for 1 minute.

4

Add optional Korean chili powder, gochujang, soy sauce, salt, sugar, garlic powder and ingredients for the broth. Stir to mix.

5

Scoop tofu with a spoon and add to the saucepan. Bring to a boil and turn heat off.

6

Discard hot water from the food jar, fill with prepared soup from step 5 until 1 cm below the ridge and close lid.

7

Make sure to consume within 6 hours to prevent from spoiling. Enjoy!

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