Eight Stretching Tips:
to Make Kim Chi Fried Rice
Dr. Ben Kim
enjoy authentic Korean kim chi, I think you'll find this recipe for
Kim Chi Fried Rice right in your wheelhouse. Talk about mouthwatering
bursts of flavor with every spoonful. Once you have some rice and
kim chi ready to go, the whole dish takes no more than about ten minutes
from stove top to your kitchen table.
you need kim chi. If you haven't come across our recipe for truly
healthy kim chi, click here to check
don't have time to make your own kim chi, you can always pick up a
jar at a local Korean grocery story.
need some cooked rice. To make two to three substantial portions,
cook up two cups of rice. For traditional mouth feel, it's best to
use calrose (sushi) rice, though any variety will do. If you use calrose
rice, use two parts rice with two parts water, but let the rice soak
for about thirty minutes prior to cooking.
days, we use the following stainless steel rice cooker that Margaret
found through Amazon.com.
a link if you're looking for this type of rice cooker:
CFS-B12U All Stainless Rice Cooker
you have some kim chi and about 3 to 4 cups of cooked rice ready to
go, chop up one medium to large yellow onion and one to two green
sautéing your yellow onion slices in olive oil over medium heat in
a large pan.
cup and a half to two cups of kim chi to your onions - no need to
allow the onions to cook on their own for any length of time. The
onions and kim chi can sauté together.
and let cook for a good three to five minutes or until the onions
start to become translucent. Then add your green onions.
have some minced garlic on hand, you can add a good teaspoon at this
comes your cooked rice - about three to four cups.
a tablespoon of go choo jang, a thick, fermented chili paste
that's unique to Korean cuisine. I suppose you can use any variety
of chili sauce as a substitute, but if possible, I highly recommend
that you use go choo jang for its unique, hearty flavor -
it's readily available at every Korean market in the world.
have some sesame oil on hand, add a good teaspoon at this point and
give everything a really good mix. You want your go choo jang
to get evenly distributed throughout.
to serve it up while it's steaming hot.
with some sesame seeds if you have some in your pantry.
it. Perfectly authentic Kim Chi Fried Rice that'll make any Korean
grandmother swoon and give you a few congratulatory slaps on your
feeling like a boost of healthy protein, serve this up with a sizzling
fried egg on top - this is how it's typically done in Korean restaurants.
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