Log Bok soup , moo gook

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Maria Espravnik

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@Cookymom

Mom's white radish soup! Loh Bok tong white radish, called "moo" in Korean, is sometimes daikon or Chinese white radish,in India,it's called "mooli." If you can't find white radish at your local grocery store, visit a local Asian food store - most carry multiple varieties. Turnips good alternate
Not only is this delicious and made with inexpensively, it's an excellent source of dietary fiber, folate, vitamin C, potassium, and copper. It contains significant amounts of calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, and vitamin B6 - not bad for a soup that's built around a humble white radish.

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Serves:
4
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 7 oz
    white radish (also called moo, daikon, mooli, and chinese white radish) - about 7 ounces/200 grams 3 cups vegetable broth or water soy sauce 2-3 green onions (scallion), sliced 1-2 cloves fresh garlic, minced (about half a tablespoon) 1 tablespoon s
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    sesame oil
  • ·
    fresh bean sprouts, opt. if desired
  • ·
    soy sauce
  • 3 c
    vegetable broth or water
  • 1-2 clove
    garlic
  • 2-3
    scallions sliced

How to Make Log Bok soup , moo gook

Step-by-Step

  1. Most of us have our favorite childhood dishes. One that stands out for me is my mom's a soup that's made with white

    Directions:

    1. Slice white radish into bite-size pieces - about 1-inch squares is typical for most authentic versions of moo gook.

    2. In a medium size pot, saute radish pieces in sesame oil over medium heat for a couple of minutes - be sure to stir regularly. If you enjoy spicy foods, you can add a pinch of red pepper powder while you're stir-frying the radish. Add 1/2 tablespoon of minced garlic as radish is stir-frying.

    3. Add 3 cups of vegetable broth or water (vegetable broth imparts additional flavor to moo gook) to the radish, bring to a boil, then lower heat until soup is simmering, cover with a lid, and let it sit for about 7-10 minutes, or until the radish is nice and tender. The hallmark of authentic moo gook is tender radish, so be sure that you let it cook until it's nice and tender!

    Note: If you enjoy bean sprouts, add them just when the soup reaches a boil.

    4. Add green onions,
  2. we would like to add that moo gook is traditionally made with chicken broth, so please feel free to substitute the vegetable broth or water in this recipe with chicken broth. Sea salt instead of soy sauce oh and I
    Almost forgot Freshly ground black pepper
  3. Typically enjoyed with a bowl of rice and a number of side vegetable dishes. But moo gook is so good that you can enjoy it on its own, or with a small bowl of rice. Personally, I enjoy adding freshly cooked rice to moo gook and eating it like a stew.
    Moo gook that's properly made will look somewhat clear, like a bowl of chicken soup.
    Strangely, moo gook is a traditional Korean dish that isn't typically offered at Korean restaurants, so if you want to experience this delicious and nourishing soup, you'll have to give this recipe a try in your own kitchen...or find a Korean friend who can make it for you.

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About Log Bok soup , moo gook

Course/Dish: Bean Soups Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Asian



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