Gamjatang or pork bone soup is a spicy Korean soup made with pork spine
Gamjatang or pork bone soup is a spicy Korean soup made with pork spine, vegetables, green onions, hot peppers and ground wild sesame seeds. It is a matter of contention whether the name of the soup comes from the word for potato. The soup base is a deep red color from the red hot peppers.
The vertebrae are usually separated with bits of meat clinging to them. The vertebrae is boiled in high temperatures to soften the meat. To remove the meat, one must use an instrument such as a chopstick. The meal is usually served with and a bowl of rice. This is often a late night snack but is also served for a lunch or dinner. This meal is generally cooked at your table out of a communal wok type pan.
But now, you can enjoy this tasty Gamjatang at home in five minutes.