Shang Kimchi (Summer, or Raw, Kimchi)

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by dicentra

Cooking Light. Note resting and chilling time. Make ahead recipe.

Top Review by Halima Dances

This was awesome. The first time I made it I didn't rinse it enough and it was pretty salty, but the second time I soaked the cabbage and drained a few times before squeezing to reduce the saltiness. Love it! I have been standing in front of the fridge eating it out of the canning jar. I have found that a 2 lb head of napa cabbage will make just about a quart canning jar full. Thanks for this great recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place cabbage and salt in a large bowl, tossing gently to combine. Weigh down cabbage with another bowl.
  2. Let stand at room temperature 3 hours, tossing occasionally. Drain and rinse with cold water. Drain and squeeze dry.
  3. Combine cabbage, sesame seeds, and remaining ingredients. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours before serving.

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