a heart-warming kimchi soup

A perfect soup dish this winter season. Kimchi brings wonderful spiciness that warms up your heart. Just prepare your favourite bread with a gentle spread of butter. Please enjoy our recipe.

Heart-warming Kimchi Soup

A perfect soup menu for spicy food lovers in chilly winter season
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 4
Calories 211 kcal


  • Pot


  • 330g of fully fermented Kimchi¼ large onionFew slices of spring onion2 cups of water2 tbsp of brown sugarAny type of oil (We used olive oil)
  • ¼ Onion
  • Few Slices Spring Onion
  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • Drizzle Oil Any type of oil
  • Optional You can use pork shoulder if you would like a meaty Kimchi soup


  • Drizzle any type of oil you prefer in a pan on a high heat, then place fully fermented kimchi into the pot. Don’t drain the Kimchi juice as this is needed to make kimchi stock.
  • Add slices of onion to the pot then stir well for 5 minutes.
  • Add 2 cups of water to the pot with 2tbsp of brown sugar.
  • Close the pot lid for 20 minutes to allow all the ingredients to combine together.
  • Optional: You can add pork shoulder if you want your kimchi soup to be meaty.
  • Place few slices of spring onion on the top of the Kimchi Soup. If the soup is still too sour, you can add a little more of brown sugar to neutralise the acidity of kimchi.
  • Optional: Add sliced tofu and shiitake mushroom.
  • Once dish is ready, you can have it with cooked rice or slices of your favourite bread.  


  • The nutrition information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
  • You can add chopped pork shoulder or canned tuna in sunflower oil to bring extra meaty or fishy flavour to your kimchi soup. 
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