Woo Young-Woo Gimbap (Netflix Series ‘Extraordinary Attorney Woo’)

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Selina S. Lee

Ingredients

  • 3
    cups Sushi Rice
    cooked
  • 8
    sheets Gim Seaweed
  • 1
    large bundle Spinach
  • 6
    Eggs
  • 2
    medium Carrots
    thick shreds
  • 8
    strips Danmuji (pickled radish)
    pre-cut
  • 8
    strips Burdock Roots
    seasoned, pre-cut
  • 8
    sticks Imitation Crab
  • 8
    strips Smoked Ham or Spam
    cut lengthwise
  • 2
    tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 1
    tbsp Toasted Sesame Seeds
  • 1
    tsp Mat Sogeum (Seasoning Salt)
  • 1
    tsp Garlic
    minced
  • 1
    tsp Kosher Salt

Instructions

1
In a medium pot, bring 8 cups of water to boil. Add spinach and salt to blanch for 2 minutes. Transfer to cold water or an ice bath. Squeeze out the liquid.
2
In the same skillet, add oil. Cook carrots, imitation crab, and ham until soft but not brown for about 2-3 minutes each.
3
Squeeze out remaining liquid from spinach then season it with salt, minced garlic, sesame oil, and sesame seeds.
4
Season rice with mat sogeum (seasoning salt) and sesame oil.
5
On a cutting board, place gimbap bal (bamboo roller), place a sheet of gim (rough side up) and spread the rice thin to cover 3/4 from the bottom.
6
Add pickled radish and egg first then add burdock, spinach, and carrots to fill the gap. Add imitation crab, ham. Roll up from bottom to top into a tight log.
7
Brush on sesame oil, sprinkle sesame seeds. Cut into 1/2-inch thick slices to serve.
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In a medium pot, bring 8 cups of water to boil. Add spinach and salt to blanch for 2 minutes. Transfer to cold water or an ice bath. Squeeze out the liquid.

Chonggak Kimchi (Ponytail Radish Kimchi)

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Ingredients

Blend

  • 1/2
    Asian pear
  • 2
    tablespoon saeujeot (salted shrimp)
  • 1/2
    small yellow onion
  • 6
    tablespoon fish sauce

Glue

  • 1
    tablespoon glutenous mochiko flour
  • 4
    pre-cut dashima (dried kelp)
  • 1/4
    cup dried shiitake mushroom

Kimchi

  • 1/2
    cup gochugaru
  • 2
    pounds young radish mu with leafy stems
  • 1/3
    cup fine crystal sea salt
  • 2
    tablespoon garlic
    minced
  • 2
    tablespoon sugar
  • 1
    teaspoon ginger juice

Instructions

1
Using a small pairing knife, cut off any root ends of the radish. Carefully scrape and trim off dirt and skin from the bottom where it’s connecting to the stem. Use a vegetable peeler or a brush to peel the skin. Rinse the radish in cold water thoroughly until the dirt is completely removed.
2
Depending on the size of the radish head, cut the radish in quarters or in half but not all the way through. Keep the stems intact. Sprinkle salt by the pinch until evenly coated. Cover it with a tea towel and let it brine for 1 hour.
3
Cut 1/2 small yellow onion and 1/2 Asian pear in big chunks to add into the food processor or a blender. Add 2 tablespoon saeujeot (salted shrimp) and 6 tablespoon fish sauce to blend together.
4
On a small pot, boil 1 cup of water and 4 pre-cut dashima (dried kelp) and 1/4 cup dried shiitake mushroom for about 4-5 minutes. Remove dashima and mushroom and turn the heat off. Let it cool down for about 10 minutes. Over low heat, add 1 tablespoon glutenous mochiko flour and whisk it until it becomes glue-like consistency.
5
In a large shallow mixing bowl, add radish then push to one side. Add blended aromatics, glutenous glue, 1/2 cup gochugaru, 2 tablespoon sugar, 2 tablespoon garlic (minced), and 1 teaspoon ginger juice then mix it together using a wooden spoon. Using your hand, mix and rub the seasoning on the radish until the paste is thoroughly applied.
6
Grab each radish stems to fold and wrap around to transfer into an air-tight container. Place them tightly together leaving no space. Keep it at room temperature for 1 day then keep it in the refrigerator for about 5-7 days until tasting. Chonggak kimchi will taste best after 10 days.
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Using a small pairing knife, cut off any root ends of the radish. Carefully scrape and trim off dirt and skin from the bottom where it’s connecting to the stem. Use a vegetable peeler or a brush to peel the skin. Rinse the radish in cold water thoroughly until the dirt is completely removed.

Nokdu Jeon (Mung Bean Pancake)

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Selina S. Lee

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2
    cup Dried shiitake mushroom
    sliced
  • 6
    oz Bean sprouts
  • 1 1/2
    cup Mung bean
    peeled
  • 4
    Scallions
  • 1/4
    teaspoon Ground black pepper
  • 1
    teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 4
    tablespoon Canola oil
  • 1
    teaspoon Granulated white sugar
  • 1/2
    Small yellow onion
    finely chopped
  • 1/3
    cup Soy sauce
  • 1/4
    teaspoon Ground black pepper
  • 2
    tablespoon Brown rice vinegar

Instructions

1
Soak 1 1/2 cup Mung bean (peeled) in cold water for 4 hours then rinse and drain. Soak 1 1/2 cup Dried shiitake mushroom (sliced) for 30 min - 1 hour. Using your hand, squeeze out any excess liquid. In a medium pot, bring 5 cups of water to boil. Add 6 oz Bean sprouts and blanch for just 1 minute. Using a colander, quickly rinse and drain the bean sprouts in cold running water.
2
Finely chop 4 Scallions mushrooms, and bean sprouts. Using kitchen shears, trim off any tough stems from the mushroom.
3
In a blender, add soaked beans and ¼ cup of water to blend. Transfer the blended mix to a bowl, and chopped bean sprouts, mushrooms, and scallions. Season it with 1 teaspoon Kosher salt and 1/4 teaspoon Ground black pepper.
4
On a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat, add 4 tablespoon Canola oil. Once the frying pan is heated, add the mix using a spoon. Add 2 tablespoons at a time to form a 3-inch diameter circle. Cook one side for about 2 minutes until the crust is lightly brown. Gently flip over and cook the other side for about 1 minute. Flip it one more time to cook for 1 minute until both sides are fully cooked and golden brown. Transfer to a sheet pan with a cooling rack or to a tray with a paper towel.
5
To make the dipping sauce: In a small bowl, add 1/3 cup Soy sauce, 2 tablespoon Brown rice vinegar, 1 teaspoon Granulated white sugar, 1/4 teaspoon Ground black pepper with 1/2 Small yellow onion (finely chopped). Mix together until well-combined.
6
Mung bean pancakes are best served hot with the onion dipping sauce on the side.
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Soak 1 1/2 cup Mung bean (peeled) in cold water for 4 hours then rinse and drain. Soak 1 1/2 cup Dried shiitake mushroom (sliced) for 30 min - 1 hour. Using your hand, squeeze out any excess liquid. In a medium pot, bring 5 cups of water to boil. Add 6 oz Bean sprouts and blanch for just 1 minute. Using a colander, quickly rinse and drain the bean sprouts in cold running water.