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Kimchi Salad Dressing with Napa Cabbage Salad

Recipe by Simone Lagomarsino


Korean cuisine is one of our favorites, and this is one of our favorite Koren salads with a distinctive salad dressing.

At a Glance

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Serves: 4 Servings


No special culinary equipment is needed to make this wonderful Korean salad.



For the Kimchi Salad Dressing:

¼ cup of Kimchi (if you want to make your own Kimchi here is the recipe, which you can access by clicking here, or you can use Kimchi that you purchased)

¼ cup of Rice Vinegar

3 cloves of Garlic, minced

2 tablespoons Safflower Oil

2 teaspoons of Sesame Oil

½ teaspoon of Granulated Sugar

½ teaspoon of fresh Ginger, grated

1 Green Onion, julienned

1 tablespoon of Cilantro, chopped

1 teaspoon of Red Pepper Powder, if desired




For the Napa Cabbage Salad with Kimchi Dressing:


¼ of a Napa Cabbage, cut in 1/2-inch pieces (about 2 to 3 cups)

3 tablespoons of Cilantro, chopped

¼ cup of Green Onion, chopped



To Prepare the Kimchi Salad Dressing:


Put all of the ingredients except the green onion and cilantro into a blender, and whiz down until smooth.  In a bowl pour the mixture from the blender and add the green onion and cilantro and stir.  Place into a salad dressing container and set aside. 




To Prepare the Napa Cabbage Salad with Kimchi Salad Dressing:


Mix the cabbage, green onion and cilantro in a bowl and serve with the Kimchi Salad Dressing and a side of Kimchi (to access that recipe, click here).  


Serving Suggestion:


This is terrific with the Beef Bulgogi, Korean-Style.


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