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Kimchi is a very local food in South Korea. Every South Koreans they almost eat kimchi everyday. Apart from eating it raw, it is used to cook for many dishes in South Korean. Are you a kimchi lover? If the answer is yes, you definitely must learn these 9 recipes to enjoy the superb kimchi.
#1 Kimchi Fried Rice
This is one of the easiest food recipe you can cook at home. The combination of fried rice with kimchi is so matching.
Ingredients: Kimchi & its sauce, Gochujang (Korean Hot Pepper Sauce), Luncheon Meat, White Rice
// Step 1 // Pan-fry diced Luncheon meat.
// Step 2 // Pan-fry together with sliced kimchi.
// Step 3 // Add 1 tablespoon of Gochujang and stir fry together with white rice and kimchi sauce. Stir fry until done.
#2 Kimchi Buchimgae (Kimchi Seafood Pancake)
We could not resist the crispy pancake served with appetizing kimchi and fresh seafood. Besides ordering it in a Korean restaurant, of course you can also cook it yourself.
Ingredients: Kimchi, Prawn, Onion, Flour
// Step 1 // Cut all the ingredients into dice.
// Step 2 // Mix 100g of flour and 50g of water into a batter. Then, mix all other ingredients into the batter.
// Step 3 // Heat the pan over medium heat. Pour the pancake batter into the pan and fry for 3 minutes. Turn over and cook for another 3 minutes.
#3 Kimchi Soondubu Jjigae (Kimchi Tofu Stew)
If you are lazy to cook, you may try this tofu stew recipe. It is flavourful, easy and healthy as there is protein and fibre in just one pot.
Ingredients: Kimchi, Tofu, Minced Meat, Enoki, Gochujang, Sugar, Water
// Step 1 // Cut the tofu into cube size then pan-fried in the pot until both sides become golden.
// Step 2 // Mix some cooking wine into minced meat then pan-fried the meat in the pot.
// Step 3 // Stir fry together with chopped kimchi in the pot.
// Step 4 // Add 1 tablespoon of Gochujang and stir fry together. Add water and fried tofu into the pot.
// Step 5 // Let it boiled for 5 minutes. Add enoki and 1/2 tablespoon of sugar.
#4 Budae Jjigae (Army Stew)
Besides having potluck during gathering, we also can be like the k drama having our army stew during gathering. It is easy prepare and it is quite similar to steamboat.
Ingredients: Korean Instant Noodle (Ramen), Kimchi & its sauce, Gochujang, Toppoki (Rice cake), Sausage, Luncheon Meat or Ham, Tofu, Vege, Cheese slice, Onion, Broth or Water
// Step 1 // Stir fry onion in the pot.
// Step 2 // Cut all the ingredients in slice or dice, then arrange the ingredients nicely in the pot. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of Gochujang and broth into the pot.
// Step 3 // Add the ramen and its flavour bag into the stew after it is boiled. Serve the army stew with cheese slice on top.
#5 Kimchi Gimbap (Kimbap)
Japanese called it sushi, while Korean called it gimbap. It is a quite fast way to prepare meal. If you want to have a quick prepared meal, you should try this recipe.
Ingredients: Rice, Sesame Oil, Seaweed, Kimchi
// Step 1 // Mixed the cooked white rice with some sesame oil and salt to taste. You can cover the rice with plastic wrap to avoid hardening rice.
// Step 2 // Spread the seaweed, rice and kimchi on the sushi mat.
// Step 3 // Roll them and cut into pieces before serve.
#6 Kimchi Mandu (Kimchi Dumpling)
Dumpling is a quite common dishes in China. While in Korea, Koreans like to eat kimchi dumpling.
Ingredients: Dumpling Skin, Minced Meat, Kimchi
// Step 1 // Mix minced meat, kimchi, salt and sesame oil and stir them clockwise.
// Step 2 // You may add tapioca flour or one egg for denser texture.
// Step 3 // Wrap the mixture with the dumpling skin and pan-fried to serve.
#7 Spicy Cold Noodles with Kimchi (Kimchi Bibim Guksu)
Another quick and easy recipe for kimchi lover. You can mix the kimchi with the cold noodles for a simple meal when you left nothing but kimchi in your fridge.
Ingredients: Cold Noodles, Gochujang, Kimchi, Cucumber
// Step 1 // Cook the cold noodles and rinse with cold water to prevent lumps.
// Step 2 // Mix the sauce with 1 tablespoon of Gochujang, 1 tablespoon of white vinegar, 1 tablespoon of soy sauce, 1.5 tablespoon of sugar and little sesame oil
// Step 3 // Mix well the noodles and sauce. Serve with shredded cucumbers and kimchi.
#8 Kimchi Pizza
Do you like fusion of western cuisine and asian cuisine? You should try this Kimchi Pizza recipe if you have an oven at home.
Ingredients: Pizza Crust or Bread, Kimchi, Pasta Sauce or Tomato Sauce, Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
// Step 1 // Preheat the oven at 375 ° F or 190 ° C.
// Step 2 // Spread the sauce on pizza crust or bread, then place moderate amount of kimchi and lastly sprinkle the mozzarella cheese on top
// Step 3 // Bake in the oven for about 10 minutes or the cheese turns golden brown.
#9 Kimchi Bibimbap
Simple ingredients that truly show the authentic Korean flavour at home.
Ingredients: Rice, Carrots, Cucumbers, Enoki Mushrooms, Bean Sprouts, Ham Slices, Kimchi, Gochujang
// Step 1 // Simmer the carrots, cucumbers, bean sprouts, ham slices, and enoki mushrooms in water, then pan-fried them.
// Step 2 // Stir fried the shredded kimchi, then add a little kimchi juice, soy sauce and water.
// Step 3 // Spread all the ingredients on the rice and stir in the Kimchi and Gochujang to serve.
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