With Delicious Meatballs! Easy Kimchi Nabe (Hot Pot)

With Delicious Meatballs! Easy Kimchi Nabe (Hot Pot)

Make basic kimchi soup and meatballs, then just add your favorite vegetables and enjoy!

Ingredients: Serves 2 - 3

Chicken breast
Pork belly
3 pieces
◇ Finely chopped Japanese leek
◇ Egg
◇ Sake
1 tablespoon
◇ Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
◇ Katakuriko
1 tablespoon
◇ Grated ginger
1 teaspoon
◇ Salt and pepper
a small amount
150 - 200 g
〇 Water
3 cups
〇 Chicken soup stock
1 tablespoon
〇 Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
〇 Miso
3 tablespoons
〇 Sugar
1/2 tablespoon
Vegetables of your choice


1. Roughly chop the chicken breast and pork belly.
2. Put the meat from step ① into a bowl with the ◇ ingredients. Knead well with your hands until the mixture becomes sticky.
3. Add the 〇 ingredients and the kimchi (with its juices) to an earthenware pot. Bring to a boil and the kimchi soup is ready.
4. Now just add the vegetables of your choice and use a spoon to drop the meatballs into the soup. It's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

This tastes better than using instant kimchi soup…the combination of kimchi soup and meatballs is awesome!