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Kkaennip kimchi and Kkaennip jangajji

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  Perilla leaves 1 Pound (About 450 Grams)
  Soy sauce 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Apple 1 Medium
  Onion 1 Medium
  Garlic 5 Clove (25 gm)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Jalapeno pepper 2
  Sliced ginger 1 Tablespoon

# Wash and drain 1 pound of perilla leaves and put them into a basket.
*tip: Wash the both sides of each leaf in runny cold water and shake it to drain water
# Prepare 1½ cup soy sauce to salt the leaves.
# Pick some perilla leaves (about a dozen leaves) and put them into a large bowl. Drizzle soy sauce directly between the leaves, little by little.
# Repeat until you used all the leaves.
(You will see some soy sauce on the bottom of the bowl)
# Turn the leaves over a couple of times to salt evenly and wait about 1 hour.
# 1 hour later, squeeze the leaves slightly and put them into a container.
# Transfer the liquid of soy sauce brine to a pot.
# Add 1 cup of water, 1 medium size sliced onion, 4-5 cloves garlic, 1 medium sized sliced apple, 1 tbs of sliced ginger to the brine.
# Bring to a boil for 30 minutes over medium high heat.
# Strain the brine and cool it down until it reaches room temperature.
# Pour the brine onto the leaves in the container and keep it in the refrigerator.

Serve with rice!
When you serve it, transfer some leaves to a serving plate and garnish with roasted sesame leaves and shredded red pepper (called shilgochu or silgochu: 실고추).

Recipe Summary

Side Dish
Low Cholesterol
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
If you have grown perilla leaves in your garden, then the best thing to do with it is make kimchi and pickle. Maangchi shows the Korean way of preserving these nutritious leaves to be enjoyed all year through. She is showing two ways so its up to you to pick the method that suits you best or the one that tastes better.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 586 Calories from Fat 49

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g8.5%

Saturated Fat 0.22 g1.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 21644.6 mg901.9%

Total Carbohydrates 113 g37.6%

Dietary Fiber 43.4 g173.7%

Sugars 31.9 g

Protein 33 g66.9%

Vitamin A 6.2% Vitamin C 268.1%

Calcium 122.3% Iron 91.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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