Discover Korean Food 114: Dr. Sook-Ja Yoon’s “Yaksun Honghap Jorim”

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Yaksun Honghap Jorim is a muscle dish seasoned with a medicinal herb Sauce. Mussels contain potassium and are especially good for the: liver, bones and the muscles.

[Ingredients & Quantity]
150g Mussel, 1/2 Green Chili, 1/2 Red Chili
5g Angelica Root, 5g Milk Vetch Root
Seasoning Sauce: 2tbsp Soy Sauce, 1&1/2tbsp Sugar, 1/4 cup Medicinal Herb Water, 1/2tbsp Starch Syrup, 1/4tsp Salt, 1/8 Pepper Powder, 1tsp Sesame Oil

1. Trim the Muscles and wash them in salty water.
2. Blanch them in Boiling Water. 3. Wash the Angelica Root and the Milk Vetch Root
4. Boil for 15 minutes at a medium temperature and drain. 3. Wash the chilies and remove the seeds and cut 0.5cm in width. 4. Boil the muscles along with the seasoning sauce.
5. Add the chilies and sesame oil.

* When you use dried Muscels make sure you soak them in water first.
* You could also use other seafood such as Ear Shell and Trumpet Shell.

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