Sigeumchi namul (Korean Spinach side dish)
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This spinach dish (Sigeumchi namul), seasoned with soy and sesame) is one of the easy & common Korean side dish (banchan).
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Korean
Serves: 2
  • 200g Spinach – to use leaves and stem, remove the roots and wash 2-3 times
  • 2 cloves Garlic – minced finely
  • 1 Green Onion – sliced thinly
  • 1.5 tablespoon of Soy Sauce (or Tamari for gluten free option)
  • ½ tablespoon Sesame Oil
  • ½ tablespoon Sesame Seeds - toasted
  • 1 teaspoon Sea Salt
  1. Mix minced garlic, green onion, soy sauce and sesame oil in a large bowl.
  2. In a medium pot of boiling water, add 1 teaspoon of salt and blanch a bunch of spinach for 30 seconds. Drain the cooked spinach and rinse it in cold water 3 times, and squeeze it gently to get the water out.
  3. Cut the spinach a few times and place the spinach into the sauce bowl and mix by hand.
  4. Transfer the spinach onto a serving plate and sprinkle toasted sesame seeds. Korean Spinach Banchan Korean Spinach Banchan Korean Spinach Banchan Korean Spinach Banchan
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