Tofu Kong Guksu (Cold Soybean Noodles)

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Ingredients

  • 1
    Cucumber
    Sliced
  • 7
    ounces Firm tofu
    Drained and patted dry
  • 1
    spoonful Peanut butter
  • 1
    tablespoon Sesame seeds
  • 1/2
    cup Oat milk
  • 1
    cup Water
  • 1
    bundle Somen noodles

Instructions

1
First, prepare your garnish by thinly slicing cucumbers into strips.1 Cucumber (Sliced)
2
In a blender, add half a block of tofu. 7 ounces Firm tofu (Drained and patted dry)
3
Add 1 spoonful of peanut butter.1 spoonful Peanut butter
4
Add 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds. 1 tablespoon Sesame seeds
5
Add 1/2 cup of oat milk. 1/2 cup Oat milk
6
Add 1 cup water. 1 cup Water
7
Blend the mixture and set aside.
8
Boil 1 bundle of somen noodles for 3 minutes. 1 bundle Somen noodles
9
Rinse the somen noodles under cold water, then drain.
10
Place the somen noodles in a bowl, and add the blended tofu mixture. Garnish with cucumbers and sesame seeds.
11
And you’re done! Easy Kong Guksu, made with tofu.
12
Add salt to taste, and enjoy.
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Here’s how you can make an easy, summery Kong Guksu dish in a pinch, using tofu instead of soaking soybeans.

Gul Bap with daikon radish (Oyster rice)

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Ingredients

  • 1
    Cup White rice
    Soaked
  • 250
    grams Oysters
    Thawed
  • 200
    grams Daikon radish
    chopped into matchsticks
  • 3
    Scallions
    Chopped
  • 4
    tablespoons Soy Sauce
  • 1
    tablespoon Water
  • 1
    Tablespoon Sesame seeds
  • 1
    Tablespoon Sesame oil
  • 1
    Tablespoon Gochugaru
  • 1
    pack Gim

Instructions

1
Wash 2 cups of white rice, then let it soak for 30 minutes. 1 Cup White rice (Soaked)
2
Thaw and wash 250g oysters in salt water. Drain water. Repeat process until water runs clear. 250 grams Oysters (Thawed)
3
Chop 200 daikon radish into matchsticks. 200 grams Daikon radish (chopped into matchsticks)
4
While the rice is soaking, prepare the sauce. Chop 3 scallions finely.3 Scallions (Chopped)
5
In a bowl, add 4 tablespoons of soy sauce. 4 tablespoons Soy Sauce
6
Add 1 tablespoon of water.1 tablespoon Water
7
Add 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds.1 Tablespoon Sesame seeds
8
Add 1 tablespoon of sesame oil. 1 Tablespoon Sesame oil
9
Add 1 tablespoon of gochugaru. 1 Tablespoon Gochugaru
10
Add your chopped scallions to the sauce and mix. Set some scallions aside for garnish.
11
In a Dutch oven or stone pot, add your soaked rice.
12
Add 2 pieces of dashima, your chopped radishes, and 1.5 cups of water, or until the water barely covers the rice.
13
Turn your stovetop on high for 5 minutes, or until the pot starts steaming. Turn down the heat and let simmer for 10 minutes.
14
Add your oysters and leftovers scallions, then put the lid back on and turn the heat off. Let sit for 10 minutes.
15
Enjoy your oyster rice with Gim and a little bit of sauce!1 pack Gim
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Here’s how to make Gul Bap, or oyster rice with daikon radishes.