âGejangâ is a traditional food that has been eaten with red crab dipped in sauce since before the 1600s. âSoy sauce crabâ is a dish eaten by cleaning fresh crab, cooling and pouring hot soy sauce over and over again, and then aging it. . The rich flavor that comes from salty soy sauce crab is easy to eat with rice, so it is nicknamed the rice thief. âSeasoned crab,â which has a different appeal from soy sauce crab, is mixed with red pepper powder , garlic, sesame oil, and sesame seeds, and eaten immediately after half a day Yes, it is recommended to eat it within 2 to 3 days, and the sweet and spicy flavor is appealing. Eating the heat will make your mouth feel bad! Two cups of rice blink! Here are 5 best soy sauce crab restaurants in Seoul that you won't know even if the three of you die while eating.
1. Blue crab from the West Sea, Mapo's âDelicacy Restaurantâ
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âJinmi Restaurantâ is a soy sauce crab specialty store selected by the 2018 Michelin Guide. It is also famous as a regular home for politicians , celebrities, and executives of large companies. The signature menu and single menu is the âsoy sauce crab set meal,â which comes with soy sauce crab, a fine side dish, gegukji, and steamed egg. Only fresh blue crabs picked from the West Sea, including Daecheon and Seosan, are used through direct sales. The soy sauce seasoning that has gone through the aging process is not irritating, so you can enjoy the natural flavor of blue crab. If you add seasoning and crab meat to rice, mix it, wrap it in persimmon, and eat it in one bite, the deep umami that spreads throughout your mouth is amazing. The savory sunnyeom served at the end of the meal is a great place to finish with a hearty mouthfeel .
â² Location: 186-6 Mapo-daero, Mapo-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 12:00 ~ 20:00 every day, B/T 15:30 ~ 17:00, closed on Sundays
â² Price: Soy sauce crab set meal 38,000 won, soy sauce crab (packed) 35,000 won
â² Review (Shikigin XOXO): Soy sauce crab only one It's a restaurant that competes with its menu 🙂 I was also recognized by many people for being good at dipping soy sauce crab, but I couldn't keep up with the delicacies even after a hundred days of hard work ^^;; I accept it as an unmistakable crab restaurant.
2. 40 years of tradition, Jangan-dong 'Han Chun Sangil Miso Jangjang'
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âHanchun Sangil Soy Sauce Crabâ is a place boasting 40 years of tradition in Jangan-dong Food Alley. It was broadcast on a Japanese TV program and is a favorite among Japanese tourists. The signature menu, âSoy sauce crab,â contains 12 kinds of herbal medicine and is served to customers by soaking the crab in a special soy sauce made from it. You can also enjoy it as bibimbap with plump blue crab meat by adding âegg rice , â which contains flying fish roe and seaweed powder. âSteamed blue crab,â where blue crab is steamed without any seasoning and has a rich flavor, is also a popular menu. It is open 24 hours a day It's a great place to feel free to visit regardless of the time of day .
â² Location: 7, Janghan-ro 24-gil, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 00:00 to 24:00 every day
â² Price: Soy sauce crab 75,000 won, steamed blue crab 65,000 won, flower crab soup 65,000 won
â² Review (Shikigami Wolf Jin): After all, rice is worthy of the nickname Rice Thief It went right in! I don't usually eat a lot, but one bowl just pops!
3. Mapo's 'Seosan Blue Crab, 'a rich feeling that fills your mouth
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âSeosan Flower Crabâ is located near Mapo Station Exit 3. The signature menu is âgejang teishoku,â which is served with hearty side dishes such as jogi-yaki , rice crackers, eggplant, steamed egg custard, and gegukji, and soy sauce crab. Crabs full of eggs caught in the Seosan and Taean regions are carefully selected and dipped in the crab. The large crab crabs are attractive because of the plump blue crab that you can feel when you take a bite. The seasoning blends harmoniously with the subtle sweetness of the blue crab that fills your mouth. A variety of snack menus, such as grilled prawns and steamed rockfish, are available, and many customers enjoy it as a secondary menu. Since it is a store that only operates on a 100% reservation basis Things to note .
â² Location: 12-3 Dohwa-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 12:00 ~ 21:00 every day, B/T 15:00 ~ 17:30
â² Price : Crab set meal 32,000 won, steamed rockfish 30,000 won, grilled prawn 80,000 won
â² Review (to eat red meat noodles): 100% reservation system, restaurant that costs 32,000 won per serving. First of all, crabs in soy sauce crab are in good condition, have plenty of eggs, have a good flavor, and are not salty. Additionally , the side dishes are delicious; steamed mackerel with kimchi, grilled chicken, and rice crackers are served, and I think I can enjoy the rice even if I only have them. The seaweed, persimmons, and oysters served as side dishes are a perfect match to eat with crab. A place you should go to once a year .
4. Keep the taste of a soy sauce crab master! , 'Big tiled house' in Samcheong-dong
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âBig Kiwa-jipâ is an exclusive restaurant run by the son of a soy sauce crab master for generations. The hanok-style interior and the rows of Jang Dokdae lined up in front of the store create a nostalgic atmosphere. The signature menu, âSoy sauce crab,â is made by adding boicha to 300-year-old seed soy sauce that has been directly soaked to capture the fishy flavor and further enhance the unique flavor. . The crab, which is full of orange-colored eggs flowing down, has a chewy texture. âBlue crab bibimbap,â which is seasoned blue crab meat and grated with various vegetables and rice, is also a popular menu. Since you can enjoy only crab meat without skin, it is also popular as a meal menu for children.
â² Location: 62, Bukchon-ro 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 12:00 to 22:00 every day, B/T 15:30 to 17:00
â² Price: Soy sauce crab 50,000 Won, crab bibimbap 33,000 won
â² Review (Shikigin Lake): The soy sauce crab is refreshing and edible. The food is clean and the hanok space is comfortable. 80% of our guests are foreign tourists.
5. Easy to enjoy soy sauce crab, Ahyeon-dong âAhyeon-dong soy sauce crabâ
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âAhyeon-dong Soy Sauce Crabâ is a place where you can find soy sauce crab at a reasonable price. They sell various types of crab and meal menus made from blue crab, brown crab, and stone crab. The signature menu is âblue crab, soy sauce crab,â which is full of chewy flesh. If you rub the thick entrails of the carapace with rice and wrap them in seaweed, you can enjoy the rich aroma. The savory miso stew that comes with ordering crab is a great way to soothe your mouth in the middle. âOyster Maesaengguk,â which has a refreshing soup flavor with plenty of maesaengi and oysters, is also a popular menu. Please note that all crab dishes can be purchased by courier .
â² Location: 13, Gulebang-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul
â² Business hours: 10:00 ~ 21:00 every day, B/T 14:30 ~ 17:00, Closed on Sundays/public holidays
â² Price: Blue crab soy sauce crab 18,000 won, blue crab sauce 10,000 won, oyster fish soup 9,000 won
â² Review (Shikigin Isamogong): Soy sauce crab It's very expensive, but it's nice that the prices here are cheap. For the price of 1 crab at another crab shop, you can buy 2 fish here. It's cheap, but the crab flavor is great, and it's really full, so it's great!