Hobak Namul (Korean Squash Salad)


Hobak Namul (Korean Squash Salad)
Your rating: None Average: 4.6 (5 votes)
Author: umma
Date: 4-19-10
Servings: 6-8
Prep Time: 15 minutes
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A super easy and quick way to prepare hobak, or Korean squash. You can substitute regular zucchini instead.

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 3 med size Korean squash (hobak 호박), you can substitute zucchini instead
  • 1 tbsp of salt
  • 1 tbsp of olive or sesame oil for cooking
  • 2 tsp of minced garlic
  • 2 stalks of green onion, chopped
  • 2 sliced jalapeno peppers (optional)
  • 2 tsp of ground sesame seed, for garnish

Recipe Steps:

  • Slice thinly, approx l/8" thick, sprinkle with salt, let sit about 10 min. Drain the water or squeeze out excess water.
  • Heat the frying pan and lightly cover with oil, add squash and saute on high heat, stirring frequently. Fry for about 5 minutes -- until tender but not mushy.
  • Add green onion, jalapeno peppers (optional) and sesame seed for garnish.

Serving Size: 6-8
Preparation Time: 15 minutes

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jean wrote 4 yearss ago

My favorite way to eat squash or zucchini! I like the heat of the jalepenos since I like all things spicy, but have also made this dish w/o the peppers for my little one and he loves it!