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4.67 from 3 votes

Eomuk Guk (Fish Cake Soup)

A simple soup made with fish cake and Korean radish!
Servings: 4
Author: Hyosun


  • 12 ounces eomuk fish cake
  • 8 ounces Korean radish mu
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon soup soy sauce
  • 1 scallion roughly chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 cups anchovy broth made with 1 optional dried or red chili pepper - See anchovy broth for the recipe.


  • Make 8 cups of anchovy broth with the optional chili pepper.
  • Cut the fish cakes into bite size pieces.
    Eomuk guk (fish cake soup)
  • Cut the radish into about 1 to 1-1/2 inch-thin squares.
    Eomuk guk (fish cake soup)
  • Quickly blanch the fish cakes in boiling water to remove excess oil, and then drain.
    Eomuk guk (fish cake soup)
  • Add the radish slices to the broth, and boil until translucent and soft, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic, and season with the soy sauce.
    Eomuk guk (fish cake soup)
  • Drop the fish cake in, and boil for a few more minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste. Drop the scallion in before turning off the heat.
    Eomuk guk (fish cake soup)