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Homemade Kimchi Hot Pot with Fluffy Tofu Meatballs. A scrumptious kimchi stew loaded with meatballs and veggies. Add the garlic, ginger, and green onion. Great recipe for Homemade Kimchi Hot Pot with Fluffy Tofu Meatballs.
Japanese hot pot, we call "nabe," typically has a basic soup base using kombu or dashi. On the other hand, Chinese hot pot is more creative, ranging from super spicy hot pot to just simple chicken broth. Korean hot pots, or kimchi nabe, are large pots of fresh ingredients stewed in a spicy kimchi base broth. You can have Homemade Kimchi Hot Pot with Fluffy Tofu Meatballs using 26 ingredients and 15 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Homemade Kimchi Hot Pot with Fluffy Tofu Meatballs
- Prepare of Hot pot soup.
- Prepare of A- Miso.
- It’s of A- Soy sauce.
- You need of A- Cooking sake.
- You need of A- Garlic (grated) *paste is fine too.
- You need of A- Chicken stock granules.
- You need of A- Weipa (if available, also fine without it).
- You need of A- Gochujang.
- Prepare of Water.
- Prepare of Tofu meatballs.
- It’s of Tofu (Silken).
- You need of B- Chicken thigh (ground).
- It’s of B- Japanese leek (minced).
- Prepare of B- Katakuriko.
- You need of B- Ground sesame seeds.
- It’s of B- Ginger (minced).
- Prepare of B- Egg.
- Prepare of Hot pot ingredients.
- Prepare of Bok choy.
- You need of Chinese cabbage.
- You need of Enoki mushrooms.
- It’s of Aburaage.
- You need of Chinese chives.
- Prepare of Mizuna greens.
- Prepare of Carrot.
- You need of Kimchi.
Make your own with this recipe. Let's start by preparing the ingredients for your nabe hot pot by cutting the tofu and vegetables into bite size pieces. The harusame noodles can be cooked directly. Dried anchovies, dried kelp, eggs, garlic, green onion, hot pepper flakes, kimchi, korean radish, onion, pork, pork belly, salt, sesame oil, soft tofu, sugar, vegetable oil.
Homemade Kimchi Hot Pot with Fluffy Tofu Meatballs step by step
- This time, I used this "Chef Kawagoe's Recommended" kimchi. I recommend it since it's exactly at 200 g, and has a delicious "umami" taste from vegetables and seafood..
- Combine and mix all the A- ingredients..
- It's done once it's mixed like this..
- Peel the skin off the carrot, and thinly slice it into strips using a peeler..
- Slice like this. Thinly slice the remainder of the carrot and put them all together..
- Using a clean cloth, squeeze out excess water from the tofu..
- Squeeze out as much water as you can, and once it looks crumbly like this, it's done..
- Combine and mix all the ingredients from step 7 and B-..
- Mix well until it starts to get sticky..
- In a hot pot containing 6 cups of water, add in the seasoning ingredients from step 3 and bring to a boil over medium heat. Spoon the tofu meatballs from step 9 into the pot..
- Cover the pot and cook for 5 minutes over medium heat. It's done once the meatballs start to float to the surface like this. Set aside the meatballs in a bowl at this point..
- For vegetables, let's prepare the ones you like. Make sure to drain excess oil from the aburaage (cut into your preferred size) by pouring boiling water over it..
- Add those veggies that take time to cook first, such as the core of the bok choy, Chinese cabbage, etc..
- Once they're wilted a little, add the carrot and aburaage..
- To finish, add the enoki mushrooms, mizuna greens, Chinese chives, kimchi, and tofu meatballs. It's done after having simmered for about 5 minutes. It's a delicious soup with plenty of flavor..
An important part of making kimchi is to use clean, sterilized glass jars. When the kimchi is to your liking, store it in the refrigerator to slow fermentation. Enjoy your kimchi with eggs for breakfast, in tacos, or even on Paleo pizza! Making hot pot at home is easy. [Photographs: Shao Z.] There are different styles of hot pot around Asia, and even within a given country each household will do it a little differently. Homemade fish balls are even better than store-bought ones, but they're also a lot more work.