Side dishes

Cucumber Salad (오이 무침)

Serves 2 people

Ingredients:

  • 1 cucumber, finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 spring onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp of vinegar
  • ½ tsp of chilli powder
  • 1 tsp of sesame seeds
  • ½ tsp of sesame oil
  • 1 tsp of sugar

Instructions:

  1. Cut cucumber into thin slices and sprinkle 1 tbsp of salt, mix well and leave it for 20-30minutes.
  2. Place cucumber into a colander and remove water by squeezing out as much of water as possible.
  3. In a medium size bowl, place sliced cucumber and 1 tsp of chilli powder and mix well.
  4. Add garlic, vinegar, sugar, sesame oil, sesame seeds and then mix with chopped spring onion.
  5. Serve on a plate as a side dish.


Radish salad
(무 생채)

Serves 2 people

Ingredients:

  • 1 Raddish, sliced thinly (5cm length)
  • 1 tbsp Korean chilli powder
  • ½ tbsp of prawn paste
  • ½ tbsp of chopped garlic
  • ¼ tbsp of chopped ginger
  • ½ tbsp vinegar
  • ½ tbsp corn syrup
  • ¼ tbsp sesame seeds
  • ¼ tbsp sesame oil

Instructions:

  1. Slice radish thinly and soak in cold water to remove the bitterness. When the radish turns translucent, strain the water.
  2. Put the radish in a bowl and add the chilli powder. Mix until evenly coated. Add the rest of ingredients and mix.
  3. Serve on a plate as a side dish. Best served cold.

One thought on “Side dishes

  • June 22, 2016 at 12:10 pm
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    Hi,

    I have been searching for acorn jelly or it’s powder in Singapore but could not find it yet. Could you please advise I could buy these items?

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