Sigeumchi Muchim 시금치무침 – a sesame seasoned spinach

19 Nov

Sigeumchi Muchim 시금치무침 is a light Korean side-dish (banchan), which also can be used in other Korean dishes, like Bibimbap, Kimbap or Chapchae. It’s a simple, quick, and tasty way to enjoy fresh spinach.

a package of fresh spinach,
1 teaspoon of sesame oil,
1 teaspoon of soy sauce,
1/2 teaspoon of minced garlic,
1 teaspoon of roasted sesame seeds,
1 green onion (chopped).

Start with filling a pot with water and bringing it to boil. Wash the spinach thoroughly. Throw it into the pot and flip it around for a little while. It takes less than a minute to cook spinach. When it’s ready, remove it from the heat and rinse in cold water. Squeeze the spinach to remove as much water as possible.

Make a sauce from the remaining ingredients and mix it with the spinach.


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