The people of Korea are very fond of natural foods. Algae soup, or myogook, is one of the traditional soups of the Korean people. This soup is made with dried algae and veal and is of great nutritional value. Edible dry algae is also cultivated in China, New Zealand and the United Kingdom due to its many benefits, except for Korea and Japan. Eating this soup is essential for people on their birthday as well as during pregnancy and is a tradition of Korean culture.


  • Dried algae: 40 g
  • Chopped thin beef: 150 g
  • Grated Garlic: 2 cubes
  • Soy sauce: 2 tbsp
  • Salt and pepper powder: To the extent necessary
  • Water: 6 glasses
  • Sesame or vegetable oil: To the extent necessary


Now let’s start with the method of cooking this soup. Soak the dried algae in a cold water container for 30 minutes then remove from the water and rinse three times.

Mix the meat with two tablespoons of soy sauce, chopped garlic and half a teaspoon of fine pepper powder.

Heat a pan and fry the meat in sesame oil or vegetable oil for 5 minutes then add the algae and continue frying for 3 to 4 minutes.

Finally add 6 glasses of water with a teaspoon of salt and leave the pot lid on, after 30 minutes the soup is ready to serve.

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