I am not a kimchi expert but I wanted to create this recipe because it is very easy to make, quick and damn tasty. kimchi salad is a Korean traditional side dish made from salted and fermented vegetables.  A delicious blend of sweet and spicy flavors. You can also enjoy this recipe with grilled meat or chicken. Here is the kimchi salad recipe. Hope you will enjoy this recipe.

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 a Napa cabbage (Chinese Cabbage)

1/4 cup salt

Water

2 Tablespoon crushed red chilli flakes

1 tablespoon chopped garlic

1 tablespoon chopped ginger

1 red chilli  finely chopped with the garlic or ginger

3-4 sliced green onions (Spring Onions), You can utilize all of the green parts also

1/4  white onion

1/4 ripe apple

1/4 ripe pear

1 jar of 1 ltr limit or a few jars whose joined volume is no less than 1 liter

PROCESS:

*Separate the cabbage leaves and chop into bite-size pieces.

*Dissolve the salt in a bowl of warm water, then pour the brine over cabbage leaves. Give the cabbage a gentle toss to distribute salt water. Allow it to sit for at least four hours, or overnight.

*Drain the cabbage and rinse it well to remove excess salt, and after that exchange it to a substantial bowl.

*Prepare the chilli paste. Combine the red chilli flakes with a little warm water, mixing delicately to make a red chilli paste, then transfer the paste to the drained and rinsed cabbage leave

*Add the chopped garlic & ginger, the red chilli (sliced or chopped) and the green onions to the cabbage.

*Now, mix the white onion, apple, and pear with some water, at that point add this common sweetener to the cabbage.

*Mix all the ingredients with the wooden spoon.

*Exchange prepared cabbage leaves into a  clean large glass jar making sure to leave a few inches of space at the top of the jar for carbon dioxide

*Leave the jar at a  room temperature for 24 to 72 hrs and after that

*Your kimchi salad is ready. seal the jar and place in the fridge for several months.

NOTE:
  • You can also use Korean crushed chilli flakes which are called ko choo karoo which is available from an Asian or Korean store.
  • You can also add some carrots in the kimchi salad.
  • You can use your hand for rather than a wooden spoon for mixing all the ingredients for a better result.
  • Most traditional kimchi is made with fish sauce. If you are a non-vegetarian then you can use the fish sauce also in this recipe.
  • You can also enjoy kimchi by adding it on scrambled eggs, tacos, fried rice, also top a rice bowl with kimchi.

 


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