Korean Seaweed Soup (Tofu Miyeok-Guk)

Throughout the years, this Korean Seaweed Soup has become a celebratory soup that people eat on their birthdays as an acknowledgment of another year of life. But, it doesn’t need to be your birthday to indulge in this delicious Korean soup.

What is Korean Seaweed Soup?

Korean seaweed soup (Miyeok-Guk 미역국) is a traditional Korean soup typically made with rehydrated seaweed (miyeok: aka brown seaweed) and proteins like beef brisket or seafood like mussels, shrimp or abalone.

Key Ingredients:

Dried Seaweed Tofu Enoki Mushrooms Dashi Broth Soy Sauce


Rehydrate seaweed. Drain and chop. Cut tofu into bite-sized squares. Rinse mushrooms and cut off stems. Add broth, garlic, soy sauce, and fish sauce to a pot and bring to a boil. Add seaweed, tofu, and mushrooms and stir well. Serve and enjoy!




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