Saturday, September 24, 2011

꼬마 김밥 Ggoma kimbab (Mini kimbab)~

This is one famous street food in Korea.
It contains almost nothing but rice and tiny bits of vegetables.
But you can't resist the wonderful smell of sesame oil
and perfect match of rice and veges after shopping~^^

6 cups cooked rice
rice seasoning : 2 tablespoons      sesame oil
                        1 teaspoon salt            
                        1 teaspoon sugar
                        1 teaspoon soy sauce
10 sheets kim (seaweed sheet, nori)
5 mini seafood sausage *
1/4 dan mu ji (pickled radish, yellow)
1/2 carrot
1/2 bunch spinach
spinach seasoning : 1 teaspoon sesame oil
                              1/4 teaspoon sugar
                              1/4 teaspoon salt
                              1/8 teaspoon soy sauce
sesame oil to brush the surface of kim
sesame seed to garnish

* This is about 4 inchs length 3/4 inch diameter fish paste sausage.
   Ask for sausage for Kim bab at Korean grocery or it can be substitute with any mild flavor sausage.

Cool rice slightly, add seasonings, mix lightly.
Blanch spinach, drain, squeeze well, mix with seasonings.
Cut carrot, radish and sausages into 1/8 inch strips.
Saute carrot with some salt.
Cut kim half in lengthwise.
Using a bamboo roller, place kim on top of the roller, add rice leaving quarter inch on top.
Place several rice grain on top part, press down the rice grain, so they work as a glue.
Add radish, spinach, sausage and carrot.
Roll carefully, seal with rice grain pressed flat to kim.
Brush sesame oil. Quarter them, garnish with sesame seeds and serve.

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