Kimchi Tofu Soup Recipe

Serves 4

  • 1tablespoon neutral oil
  • 1/2pound ground pork
  • 4cloves garlic, minced
  • 1tablespoon ginger, minced
  • 2cups kimchi
  • 6cups stock or water
  • Soy sauce, to taste
  • 7ounces soft tofu, chopped into cubes
  • Green onion, to serve


  1. In a medium saucepan, heat oil on high until hot. Add ground pork and cook, breaking up clumps, until no longer pink. Add garlic and ginger and stir until fragrant. Add kimchi and cook for a few minutes until hot. Pour in stock or water and about a tablespooon of soy sauce.
  2. Let soup come to a boil, then turn heat to a low simmer and gently add the tofu. Continue cooking for about 20 minutes. Add more soy sauce to taste as you go.
  3. Distribute the soup evenly into bowls. Garnish each with a sprinkle of green onion right before serving.