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Kim chee is a Korean pickled vegetable dish(similar to sauerkraut) . The most common ingredient is cabbage with various spices and brine. Kim chee is rich in vitamins and aids in digestion. It is a delicious condiment and can be added to almost any dish.




Kim chee recipe

1 green cabbage, sliced into 1 inch pieces or shredded
5 green onions, sliced into 1-2 inch pieces
1 small leek, tops and all, diced
1lg clove garlic, minced
1 medium daikon radish, sliced into thin half moons
1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated
1/2 red bell pepper, diced (optional)
1 lg carrot , grated
1-4tbsp Korean chili flakes (optional)
41/2 tbsp sea salt

Mix cabbage and4tbsp sea  salt together in a glass or ceramic bowl, place a plate and a weight (jar of water a brick etc.) on top and let sit in a warm place overnight . The next day rinse cabbage 3 times under cool water.
Add the remaining ingredients and enough water to just cover the top of the cabbage, place in bowls or jars with a cover and let sit out for 3 days in a warm place. Push cabbage down into the liquid a few times a day. After it starts to ferment keep in fridge and enjoy. Best when about a week old.

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