Muchae Namul (Thinly Sliced Radish)

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Muchae Namul (Thinly Sliced Radish)
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Author: umma
Date: 4-19-10
Servings: 6
Prep Time: 20 minutes
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The simple radish dish doubles as a banchan or a fresh salad.

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 medium sized Korean radish (moo 무), approximately 2 lb
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • l/2 tbsp hot pepper powder (gochugaru 고추가루)
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • l/2 tsp salt
  • ½ tbsp pine nuts

Recipe Steps:

  • Wash and peel the white radish. Thinly slice, matchstick style -- you can use a shredder or mandolin.
  • Dissolve the sugar and salt in the vinegar. Mix well, then sprinkle thoroughly on the shredded radish. Mix it well with your hands. Set aside for 2-3 hours, mixing it from time to time.
  • Add hot pepper powder (gochugaru 고추가루) to the radish mixture, mixing well.
  • Cook the minced garlic in the miicrowave for about 20 seconds, then cool it and add to the radish mixture.
  • Sprinkle pine nuts, mixing again. Taste and add more salt if necessary.

Serving Size: 6
Preparation Time: 20 minutes

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