Kimchi is a traditional Korean side dish made from fermented vegetables, usually cabbage. It is spicy, sour, and crunchy, making it the perfect accompaniment to any dish. It is also incredibly versatile and can be used to jazz up any meal.
If you haven’t tried kimchi yet, now is the time! We’ve gathered up the best recipes around so that you can experience the delight of this delicious dish. Whether you want a mild version or something more spicy and intense, we’ve got you covered.
From classic cabbage kimchi to modern twists like cucumber, there’s something to tickle everyone’s taste buds. So get ready to explore the wonderful world of kimchi if you like spicy you won’t be disappointed!
Kimchi is the name given to any number of fermented vegetables in Korea as a means to preserve the fall harvest for the cold winter months. This quick, small batch version is an easy way to learn how to make kimchi. Serve it as an accompaniment to other dishes providing spicy, salty, sour notes.
Kimchi is a spicy Korean side dish that is traditionally fermented, similar to sauerkraut. It is usually made with napa cabbage along with other vegetables like carrots, onions, ginger, and garlic. Korean chili flakes give it a spicy kick! Kimchi is surprisingly easy to make and so delicious!
Learn how to make napa cabbage kimchi, a popular Korean side dish made from fermented napa cabbage, radish, and Korean chives. Includes step-by-step kimchi making instructions, and handy tips for making the best kimchi.
Discover the art of making simple vegan kimchi with a foolproof fermentation guide included! This Korean fermented vegetable dish brings you the perfect balance of spicy flavors and irresistible crunchiness, making it a delightful exotic side for any Asian meal.
Chop the napa cabbage into bite-size pieces, then rinse thoroughly in a colander under cold water. Drain well and place in a large bowl.
Toss cabbage with sea salt and let it rest at room temperature for 1 hour to soften.
In a small saucepan, whisk together the rice flour and cold vegetable broth. Bring to a boil and cook until it starts to thicken.
Stir in the cane sugar until dissolved and allow the mixture to cool.
Rinse and slice the spring onions. Cut the white radish, grated carrot, and Nashi pear into fine strips or grate them.
Peel the ginger, onion, and garlic, and place them in a blender along with the chili flakes, red paprika powder, soy sauce, and cooled rice paste. Blend until a spicy paste forms.
Rinse the salted and softened cabbage under running water, then drain well in a colander.
Combine cabbage, prepared vegetables, and spicy paste in the large container, mixing well.
Transfer the kimchi mixture to clean airtight jars or containers, pressing down firmly so it's well packed. Make sure the vegetables are completely covered with liquid.
For immediate serving, refrigerate the kimchi for at least 12 hours to let the flavors meld. For fermentation, let it rest at room temperature for 2-3 days before transferring to the refrigerator. Kimchi can last for up to 2 months in the refrigerator.
Kimchi, the national food of South Korea. Served as a side dish at almost every meal, it’s an indispensable part of the country’s diet. Although you can buy kimchi at the store, most Korean’s make it at home. Try your hand at it with our authentic homemade kimchi recipe!
Spicy gochugaru prove to be the perfect match for cool, juicy cucumbers in this simple kimchi recipe. You can eat it right away if you prefer, or let it ferment for a day or two which gives the kimchi a complex, but pleasant acidity. Garlic, ginger, green onions, and sesame seeds round out the flav...
You may wish to wear disposible latex gloves when handling the kimchi mixture.
Sometimes I add some grated daikon radish or a peeled, cored, and grated Asian pear or a standard apple, to the mix in Step #4.
Learn how to make Homemade Vegan Kimchi with this quick and easy recipe + simple fermentation guide! This Korean fermented vegetable dish is not only loaded with healthy nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and microbes but also with delicious spicy flavors, making it to the perfect exotic side dish that ...