READY IN: 24hrs
Recipe by PalatablePastime

Traditionally kim chee takes months to prepare as it is set in stone jars to mature. Here is a quicker version where you can have kim chee ready in one day!

Top Review by Nudist Chef

Sue, I loved the recipe. I did take some artistice license. Instead of Red Pepper I used 2 tbsp Siracha, 1/4 c. Vietnamese Chili, paste and 4 oz. Sweet chili sauce w/ garlic. I also added a couple tbs of fish sauce...Dang...That is goood.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chop cabbage coarsely and place in a large dish.
  2. Sprinkle cabbage with salt; let stand 3-4 hours.
  3. Squeeze cabbage dry with hands and place in another bowl.
  4. Add remaining ingredients except sesame oil, and mix well.
  5. Refrigerate at least 24 hours before serving.
  6. Sprinkle with a few drops of sesame oil on each serving, if desired.

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