Kalguksu Noodles and Broth

칼국수
Home Made Noodles in Broth
Kalguksu literally means “knife noodles”.
This is a Korean noodle dish consisting of handmade, knife-cut wheat and soy bean flour noodles served with broth and other ingredients. Kalguksu is considered a seasonal food and is served most often in summer.
This is a recipe for a basic version of “Knife Cut Noodle Soup”

Servings: 18

Cooking Times

Preparation Time: 1 hour and 18 minutes

Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Inactive Time:

Total Time: 1 hour and 23 minutes

Ingredients

1 or 2

handsful

Kalguksu

Broth

1

ounce

dried anchovies

1/2

ounce

Kelp

6

cups

Water (Split)

Garnish

1

large

eggs

1

medium


hot red or green chili pepper

Procedure

Garnish

Eggs

Separate yolk from white.

Whip the yolk

Pour into a hot oiled pan in a thin layer (tilt pan back and forth to cover bottom of pan).

Cook over medium heat until top is just firm, but bottom is not browned, flip and cook 15 to twenty seconds.

Remove from heat and let cool.

Cut into thin strips about 1/8 inch wide by 1 1/2 inch long.

Repeat with egg white.

Pepper

Slice the chili pepper in half from top to bottom, remove seeds and any pith, then sliver each half from top to bottom.

Broth

Add kelp and anchovies to 2 cups cold water and soak for 1/2 hour.

Bring to a slow simmer over low heat.

Simmer for 5 minutes.

Strain the broth and discard solids.

Noodles

Bring about 4 cups water to a full boil over high heat.

Add noodles, reduce heat to medium, and return to a soft boil.

Cook until desired tenderness. (taste test often to ensure they are not over cooked)

Remove from heat and drain.

Final

Return the broth to a simmer over medium low heat.

Add noodles to broth and simmer over low heat for 5 minutes.


Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Serving size: About 1 ounce.

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

17.84

Calories From Fat (39%)

6.98

Calories From Protein (50%)

8.97

Calories From Carbohydrates (11%)

1.89

Calories From Alcohol (0%)

0

% Daily Value

Total Fat 0.5g

<1%

Saturated Fat 0.12g

<1%

Monounsaturated Fat 0.16g

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.11g

Trans Fatty Acids 0g

Cholesterol 19.3mg

6%

Sodium 73.41mg

3%

Potassium 65.37mg

2%

Total Carbohydrates 2.15g

<1%

Fiber 0.39g

2%

Sugar 0.17g

Sugar Alcohols 0g

Net Carbohydrates 1.76g

Protein 1.36g

3%

Vitamin A 39.07IU

<1%

Vitamin C 3.75mg

6%

Calcium 16.41mg

2%

Iron 0.21mg

1%

Vitamin E 0.08mg

<1%

Vitamin D 2.05IU

<1%

Thiamin 0.02mg

1%

Riboflavin 0.03mg

2%

Niacin 0.28mg

1%

Vitamin B6 0.02mg

1%

Folate 7mcg

2%

Vitamin B12 0.14mcg

2%

Pantothenic Acid 0.07mg

<1%

Vitamin K 1.96mcg

2%

Phosphorus 25.48mg

3%

Magnesium 10.01mg

3%

Zinc 0.11mg

<1%

Copper 0.02mg

1%

Manganese 0.03mg

2%

Selenium 1.66mcg

2%

Alcohol 0g

Caffeine 0mg

Water 85.98g

0%

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