Kimchi

Leafy
Sides/Snacks

Easy Level:

Cook Time:

Servings:

10

The Gangnam craze may well be over in 2013, but there’s no harm in celebrating the weekend with true blue Kimchi making at home.
Kimchi is a real staple in all Korean households, that all women in households need to make. We’re the Meat MEN, but who cares either way? Below is how we managed to make real spiced kimchi.

Ingredients

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US / Metric
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big napa cabbage 2kg
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big napa cabbage 2kg
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carrot
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carrot
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radish
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radish
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leeks
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leeks
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scallion
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scallion
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Singo Pear
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Singo Pear
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cup
cup
garlic
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cup
cup
garlic
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chop onions
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chop onions
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knob
knob
ginger
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knob
knob
ginger
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cup
cup
fish sauce
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cup
cup
fish sauce
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cup
cup
korean chili flakes
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cup
cup
korean chili flakes
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cup
cup
sweet rice flour with 1 cup water and 2-3 tbs sugar
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cup
cup
sweet rice flour with 1 cup water and 2-3 tbs sugar

Steps

1

Cut napa cabbage into chunks
Cut napa cabbage into chunks
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2

Soak in 1/3 cup salt for 1.5 hours
Soak in 1/3 cup salt for 1.5 hours
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3

Drain and wash away salt
Drain and wash away salt
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4

Combine 1/4 cup cup sweet rice flour with 1 cup water and 2-3 tbs sugar
Combine 1/4 cup cup sweet rice flour with 1 cup water and 2-3 tbs sugar
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5

Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until a gooey paste is formed
Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until a gooey paste is formed
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6

To a blender, add 1/3 cup garlic, 1 knob ginger, 1/2 singo pear, 1 scallion, 1/3 cup fish sauce and juice from 6 calamasi
To a blender, add 1/3 cup garlic, 1 knob ginger, 1/2 singo pear, 1 scallion, 1/3 cup fish sauce and juice from 6 calamasi
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7

Blend into a fine paste
Blend into a fine paste
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8

Combine both pastes
Combine both pastes
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9

Add 3/4 cup korean chili flakes
Add 3/4 cup korean chili flakes
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10

Julienne carrot and radish, cut leeks into chunks
Julienne carrot and radish, cut leeks into chunks
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11

Add to chili paste
Add to chili paste
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12

Mix well and add the mixture to napa cabbage
Mix well and add the mixture to napa cabbage
Mark as completed

13

Store in an air-tight container
Store in an air-tight container
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14

Leave it for a day outside and then.. tuck in
Leave it for a day outside and then.. tuck in
Mark as completed

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