Quick Kimchi

Enjoy the flavors of kimchi, but skip the fermentation so there's no wait. This topper idea comes together in just 20 minute and tastes reminiscent of kimchi when you're in a time crunch.

Quick Kimchi
Photo: Blaine Moats
Total Time:
20 mins
2 1/2 cups


  • ½ 16 ounce package shredded cabbage and carrot (cole slaw mix)

  • 1 cup coarsely shredded radishes

  • 3 sliced green onions

  • 2 tablespoon rice vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon Gochujang

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce

  • ½ teaspoon grated fresh ginger

  • 1 clove minced garlic


  1. In a large bowl toss half of a 16-ounce package shredded cabbage and carrot (cole slaw mix) with 2 teaspoons salt; let stand 10 minutes. Place in a colander; rinse with cold water, pressing out excess water. Return to bowl. Add 1 cup coarsely shredded radishes, 3 sliced green onions, 2 tablespoons rice vinegar, 1 tablespoon Gochujang, 1 teaspoon each sugar and fish sauce, 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger, and 1 clove minced garlic. Toss to coat. Chill, covered, up to 3 days. Makes 2 1/2 cups.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

15 Calories
4g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 15
% Daily Value *
Sodium 97mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 10.7mg 54%
Calcium 18mg 1%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Potassium 43mg 1%
Folate, total 6.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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