Goatgaetang (Spicy Korean Crab Soup)



  • 4 crabs (medium-sized, preferrably blue crab)
  • 67 cups water
  • 1/4 radish (small)
  • 1 strip dashima (sea kelp)
  • 1 zucchini (medium diced)
  • 1 diced onion (small)
  • 6 red chili peppers (green and)
  • 2 stems green onion
  • 5 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons gochugaru (red chili pepper flakes)
  • 1 tablespoon gochujang (red chili pepper paste)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon roasted sesame seeds
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • chrysanthemum leaves (optional)
  • shrimps
  • scallops


  1. 1.To make a broth, add sea kelp, radish and soy sauce in six cups of water in a large pot.
  2. 2.After cleaning and rinsing crabs thoroughly, cut crab into desired pieces.
  3. 3.When the stock boils, add gochugaru, gochujang, and minced garlic.
  4. 4.Add the crabs and cook for approx. 10 minutes.
  5. 5.Add zucchini and onion, and cook for an additional 10 minutes.
  6. 6.When all shells turn bright orange, add green onion, green and red chili peppers, sesame seeds and black pepper. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  7. 7.Serve hot with white rice and side dishes.
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