Korean Spinach

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    Korean Spinach

    Korean Spinach

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    35min


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    This is an easy side dish from Korea known as 'Shikeumchi Namool' that uses blanched spinach and a range of flavourings including red chilli powder, garlic and sesame oil.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 2 

    • 1 bundle spinach
    • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
    • 2 teaspoons crushed garlic
    • 1/2 teaspoon Korean red chilli powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds
    • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    • 3 spring onions, thinly sliced

    Directions
    Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Clean the spinach, remove roots and discard the yellow leaves. Wash 4-5 times in cold water. While washing the spinach tear the big and long leaves in half with your hands.
    2. Place the spinach in a big metal or glass bowl. Boil 4 cups (1 litre) water and pour over the spinach. Stir gently with a wooden spoon and drain in a colander. Rinse the spinach with cold water 2-3 times. Squeeze out all the water with your hands.
    3. Spread the spinach in a mixing bowl and season with soy sauce, garlic, red chilli powder, sesame seeds, salt and black pepper; mix well.
    4. Add spring onions, sesame oil, salt and pepper just before serving. Mix one more time and serve.
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    Really easy (albeit a bit exhausting to drain the spinach) to make. Flavours good and simple. Great addition to an asian meal!  -  22 Oct 2012

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