Cook Time01hrs 10min
"There is a lot of contention about the origin of Gim-Bop. Many believe that Gim-Bop is simply a Korean riff on sushi stemming from the Japanese occupation of Korea. Another take is that kimbap is an evolution of kimssam, a rice and seaweed wrap. In all probability both are correct, given the long history of both peaceful and violent contact between Korea and Japan.
Gim-bop is a popular Korean dish made from steamed white rice and various other ingredients, rolled in sheets of dried laver seaweed and served in bite-size slices. Literally, the words "Gim bop" are derived from two Korean words: "Gim" and "bop". Gim refers to the sheets of dried seaweed, and bop is the Korean word for cooked rice.
- 1 bunch spinach, stearned
- 2 carrots, cut in long thin strips
- 1 yellow pickled radish, cut in long thin strips
- 2 tbsp vinegar
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 1 piece thick sliced ham, cut in long thin
strips and fried
- 1 egg, fried like omelet and cut in long thin stripes
- 3 cups of cooked rice
- 1 tbsp sesame seeds
- 2 tsp sesame oil
- 1package reasted seaweed sheets
Step By Step1
Stir fry carrots with salt and pepper.
Mix radish with vinegar and sugar.3
Mix rice with the sesamme seeds and sesame oil.
Ellie Won - How to roll Gim-Bop
Place one seaweed sheet on a bamboo sheet. Put rice on half of the sheet and add 2 pieces of spinach, 1 carrot strip, 1 radish strip, 1 ham strip, 1 egg stripon top of rice. Roll in a log and squeeze tight. Use some rice to stick the seaweed together to keep it rolled.
Did You Know ?
"Seaweed is about a third protein and a third dietary fiber. It contains high proportions of iodine, carotene, vitamins A, B and C, as well as significant amounts of calcium and iron."
Place a little sesame oil on your hands and rub it on the seaweed roll.6
Put a little sesame oil on knife to cut roll.
Did You Know ?
"Three styles of Kimbap are: Traditional (roll of gim, rice, and fillings), French or Nude Gim-Bop (an inside‐out roll, with the seaweed on the inside and rice on the outside), Samgak Gim-Bop (triangle-shaped kimbap sold in many convenience stores".
"Wait until the rice cools down after it's done before you make the rolls. Hot rice is more difficult to work with."
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There is a lot of contention about the origin of Kimbap. Many believe that kimbap is simply a Korean word for sushi stemming from the Japanese occupation of Korea. Another take is that kimbap is an evolution of kimssam, a rice and seaweed wrap. In all probability both are correct, given the long history of both peaceful and violent contact between Korea and Japan, sometimes.
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