Garlicky, spicy and delicious, this quick kimchi combines crunchy bok choy and tender napa cabbage for an interesting mix of textures. Slideshow:  More Cabbage Recipes 

Kay Chun
March 2014

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© Line Klein

Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Yield:
6 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large bowl, combine the napa cabbage and bok choy. In a large saucepan, combine the salt and 1/4 cup of the sugar with 2 quarts of water and warm over moderate heat just until the salt dissolves. Pour the brine over the cabbages and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.

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  • Rinse and drain the cabbages. Transfer to a large bowl and add the garlic, ginger, red pepper flakes, fish sauce, sesame oil and the remaining 1 teaspoon of sugar; toss well. Let stand for 30 minutes. Garnish the kimchi with sesame seeds before serving.