|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 5g||7%|
|Saturated Fat 1g||6%|
|Total Carbohydrate 10g||4%|
|Dietary Fiber 1g||5%|
|Total Sugars 3g|
|Vitamin C 7mg||37%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
The delicate flavor of this soup comes from dried pollack, a salted fish similar to cod which is sold in Korean and Asian markets. This recipe is tasty, healthy, easy and cheap: you can make a big pot for less than $5. Bugo Guk is known as a hangover remedy in Korea, but it's also a just a terrific soup that can be spiced up with a liberal amount of chili pepper (kochukaru).
Gather the ingredients.
Over medium heat in a soup pot, stir fry pollack pieces and garlic in sesame oil for 2 to 3 minutes.
Add 5 cups of water and 1 teaspoon of salt and bring to a boil.
Reduce to simmer for about 10 minutes.
Blend egg and scallions.
Drizzle egg and scallion mixture slowly into soup, stirring gently in one direction.
Take off heat after a couple of minutes.
Season to taste with salt and black pepper.