Scallion Kimchi Recipe for Green Onion Kimchee

  • 60 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 40 mins
  • Yield: 12 Servings

Scallion kimchi goes a long way, so you don't have to make a ton to have a nice kimchi on hand and ready to round out your Korean meals.

What You'll Need

  • 2 pounds scallions, washed and rinsed well, with roots and tips removed
  • 1/4 cup fish sauce
  • 2 Asian pears, washed, peeled, cored, and pureed
  • 5 cloves garlic, washed, peeled, and pureed
  • 1-inch ginger, peeled and pureed
  • 2 cups kochukaru (Korean red pepper powder)
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1.5 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp sweet rice flour

How to Make It

  1. If the scallions are still wet from your wash, then pat them dry.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, pour fish sauce over scallions, coating them well.
  3. Let sit for about 20 to 30 minutes.
  4. While the scallions are sitting, in a saucepot over medium, combine the water and sweet rice flour. Stir gently.
  5. Heat until bubbly. Turn off the heat and let it cool.
  6. Make a seasoning paste of your pureed pears, garlic, and ginger by mixing them all together well.
  1. In a mixing bowl, combined your seasoning paste with the kochukaru, sesame seeds, sugar, and vinegar. Mix well.
  2. When the sweet rice paste has cooled, mix it in with the spicy seasoning mixture. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Now pour this combined seasoning mixture over the scallions in the fish sauce.
  4. Mix thoroughly and gently, making sure the scallions are coated with the sauce.
  5. In a glass jar, place the scallions neatly, folding when necessary. Add in small bunches to arrange.
  6. Cover with remaining sauce.
  7. Screw on lid loosely and let sit at room temperature. Let the kimchi ferment for a couple days.
  8. When it's ready to eat, store in the refrigerator.