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Quick and Easy Spicy Kimchi (Latino style)

Quick and Easy Spicy Kimchi (Latino style)
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 4 hr 40 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 8
Vianney Rodriguez I love kimchi, but the process can be long and take hours to prepare. I've come up with a quick and easy recipe that gives me instant satisfaction and includes a few of my favorite ingredients.

Ingredients

  • 1 large head cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 4 1/3 tablespoons sea salt, divided
  • 8 cups warm water
  • 1 inch piece ginger, peeled and diced
  • 2 large garlic cloves
  • 1 jalapeno, sliced (remove seeds for less heat)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 4 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch strips
  • 3 scallions cut into 1/4 inch lengths
  • 1 large jicama, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch strips
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, washed and stems removed

Directions

  • 1
    Place cabbage into a large bowl, sprinkle with 4 tablespoons salt and cover with warm water. Mix with fingers to combine cabbage and salt; set aside for 30 minutes. Drain well and return to bowl.
  • 2
    In a food processor puree ginger, garlic cloves, jalapeno, sugar, fish sauce and 1/3 tablespoon salt. Taste and adjust seasoning to your preference.
  • 3
    To the drained cabbage add carrots, scallions, jicama, puree from blender, and cilantro; toss to coat.
  • 4
    Place in a clean glass jar and refrigerate for 4-6 hours.

Expert Tips

  • Use jalapeno, Serrano or any other type of chile for this recipe.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe

  • Vianney Rodriguez I love kimchi, but the process can be long and take hours to prepare. I've come up with a quick and easy recipe that gives me instant satisfaction and includes a few of my favorite ingredients.
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