Korean Spinach Banchan
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Recipe Type: Side
Cuisine: Korean
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Serves: 2
 
An easy, authentic side dish that can be made ahead. This spinach is flavored with soy and sesame seeds for a great vegetable over rice.
Ingredients
  • 200g Spinach – to use leaves and stem, remove the roots and wash 2-3 times
  • 2 cloves Garlic – minced finely
  • 1 Green Onion – sliced thinly
  • 1.5 tablespoon of Soy Sauce[/u] (or Tamari for gluten free option)
  • ½ tablespoon [u]Sesame Oil
  • ½ tablespoon Sesame Seeds - toasted
  • 1 teaspoon Sea Salt
Instructions
  1. Mix minced garlic, green onion, soy sauce and sesame oil in a large bowl.
  2. In a medium pot of boiling water, add 1 teaspoon of salt and blanch a bunch of spinach for 30 seconds. Drain the cooked spinach and rinse it in cold water 3 times, and squeeze it gently to get the water out.
  3. Cut the spinach a few times and place the spinach into the sauce bowl and mix by hand.
  4. Transfer the spinach onto a serving plate and sprinkle toasted sesame seeds.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/korean-spinach-banchan/