Braised Fish, Saengseon Jorim
|1 lb 12 oz||Hairtail (Replaceable) 갈치 (can use other fish)|
|7 oz||Korean Radish 무|
|½ cup||Soy Sauce (regular) 왜간장|
|½ cup||Water 물|
|1½ tbs||Sugar 설탕|
|1 tbs||Gochugaru, Korean Hot Pepper Flakes 고춧가루|
|1 tbs||Sesame Oil 참기름|
|2 tbs||Garlic (minced) 다진 마늘|
|1||Green Onion 파|
|1 tbs||Ginger (minced) 다진 생강 (optional)|
|1½ tsp||Sesame Seeds 깨 (optional)|
|½||Red Chili Pepper 붉은 고추 (optional)|
|½||Green Chili Pepper 풋고추 (optional)|
Optional Ingredients and Substitutions
You can use this recipe for other fish such as mackerel.
Red Chillier Pepper, Green Chilli Pepper, Minced Ginger and Sesame Seeds are optional.
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Ingredient amounts in the recipe instructions are for the default serving size.
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Ingredient amounts in the recipe summary are for the default serving size.
1. Prepare fish
Cut off the head and remove fins and internal organs from hairtail. Wash thoroughly under running water. Cut it into 2-3 inches (or 5-8 cm) long pieces.
Cut off head
Remove fins and internal organs
Cut 2-3” (or 5-8 cm) long
2. Cut Vegetables
Wash all the vegetables. Chop green onion and slice red and green chili peppers diagonally. Cut 100g (¼) of Korean radish into thin slices (½” X ½ “X ⅛” OR 1.5cm x 1.5 cm x 0.2cm).
Chop green onion
Slice red and green chili peppers diagonally
Cut radish into thin squares
(½” X ½ “X ⅛” OR 1.5cm x 1.5 cm x 0.2cm)
3. Prepare sauce
Mix ½ cup water, ½ cup soy sauce, 1 tablespoon sesame oil, 2 tablespoons minced garlic, 1 tablespoon minced ginger, 1½ tablespoons sugar, ½ tablespoons sesame seeds, 1 tablespoon red chili flakes, chopped green onions and sliced red and green chili peppers.
4. Add radish
Lay the sliced radish to cover the bottom of a sauce pan or a pot. Then, pour 8 tablespoons of the sauce evenly on top.
Layer of radish in a pot
Pour 8 tbs sauce evenly
5. Add fish
Place a layer of hairtail over the radish layer and pour the rest of the sauce evenly on top.
Layer of fish
Pour rest of sauce evenly
Boil on medium heat with a lid for 5 min. When the sauce starts to boil, lower the heat to low and braise it for 15 min.
Boil with lid
Braise with lid
Serve the fish and radish on a plate. Enjoy!
Serve on a plate