Haemulguk (mul) Fragrant Seafood Stock

해물국물
This stock can be used as a base for any mixed seafood soup, stew, or braised dish. Make ahead and freeze for future use.

Servings: 6

Yield: 6 cups

Ingredients

6

cups

water

1

dozen

fresh mussels

5 to 12

shrimp shells (more or less depending on size)

1/2

oz

dried kombu (kelp)

2

large

green onions or 1 leek, white only

8

cloves

garlic

1

ounce

ginger

1

teaspoon

light (soup) soy sauce

1

teaspoon

salt

4

medium


medium dried anchovies

1

small

Asian pear (about 4 ounces)

1

teaspoon

rice wine (or refined rice vinegar)

Optional for spicy version:

2

tablespoons

gochujang

2

teaspoons

ground dried chili pepper

1

hot green or red chili pepper

Procedure

Preparation

Scrub and clean mussels in cold running water.

Cut the white part from the green onions/leak, then slice in half lenthwise. (reserve the greens for other uses)

Slice the garlic in half from top to bottom.

Cut the ginger in medium slices (1/8 inch) on a bias (diagonal).

Cut the pear in half and remove the core, then thick slice each half.

Cook

Bring the water to a rapid boil in a soup pot over high heat.

Reduce to medium heat, add mussles, and cook until the shells have opened (3 to 4 minutes)

Carefully remove mussels from liquid with a hand strainer or slotted spoon.

Remove the meat from the shells and either use in another dish or freeze for future use. Return the shells to the liquid.

Add shrimp shells and cook for about 1 hour.

Add all other ingredients, reduce heat to medium low, and simmer for fifteen to twenty minutes (to your taste)

Remove from heat and strain into a storage container.

Discard solids.

After cooling place into freezer for future use.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Serving size: 1/6 of a recipe (11.9 ounces).

Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Amount Per Serving

Calories

91.32

Calories From Fat (17%)

15.11

Calories From Protein (48%)

43.63

Calories From Carbohydrates (34%)

30.69

Calories From Alcohol (2%)

1.9

% Daily Value

Total Fat 1.67g

3%

Saturated Fat 0.27g

1%

Monounsaturated Fat 0.32g

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g

Trans Fatty Acids 0g

Cholesterol 60.96mg

20%

Sodium 1015.24mg

42%

Potassium 415.07mg

12%

Total Carbohydrates 9.29g

3%

Fiber 2.2g

9%

Sugar 2.52g

Sugar Alcohols 0g

Net Carbohydrates 7.09g

Protein 10.44g

21%

Vitamin A 237.1IU

5%

Vitamin C 27.19mg

45%

Calcium 113.39mg

11%

Iron 1.84mg

10%

Vitamin E 0.53mg

5%

Vitamin D 8.13IU

2%

Thiamin 0.08mg

5%

Riboflavin 0.1mg

6%

Niacin 1.85mg

9%

Vitamin B6 0.13mg

7%

Folate 32.13mcg

8%

Vitamin B12 4.68mcg

78%

Pantothenic Acid 0.33mg

3%

Vitamin K 25.09mcg

31%

Phosphorus 206.37mg

21%

Magnesium 56.79mg

14%

Zinc 1.09mg

7%

Copper 0.13mg

7%

Manganese 1.27mg

64%

Selenium 15.21mcg

22%

Alcohol 0.31g

Caffeine 0mg

Water 311.82g

0%

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