Yangbaechu Ssam (Steamed Cabbage Wraps)


Yangbaechu Ssam (Steamed Cabbage Wraps)
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Author: umma
Date: 5-3-10
Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
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This recipe calls for yangbaechu, or Western baechu or cabbage. Simply steam the cabbage, make the serving sauce and you can use it for ssam, or wraps.

Recipe Ingredients:

  • ½ cabbage head, medium sized about 2 1b (yangbaechu 양배추)
  • ¼ cup of water
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp hot pepper powder (gochugaru 고추가루)
  • 1 tsp cooking wine (mirin or white wine)
  • 2 stalks of green onion, chopped small
  • 1 tsp roasted sesame seed powder (kaesogum 깨소금)
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp sesame oil

Recipe Steps:

  • Cut core stem of the cabbage out, wash and separate the leaves. Put in the steamer pot with 3-4 cups water.
  • Bring the water to a boil and let it steam for 6-7 minutes or until the cabbage leaves are crisp but tender – be careful not to overcook.
  • Mix the rest of the ingredients together and stir well. Put into a small serving plate.
  • Serve the steamed cabbage leaves on a plate with the small sauce serving dish. Use this cabbage and sauce as a wrap bbq pork, beef or other meat, or you can eat it plain with a bit of rice and sauce.

Serving Size: 6
Preparation Time: 15 minutes

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