With the rising popularity of Mukbangs and KPop, Korean food has also been making waves throughout the world. It features spices, rice, and noodles, and is bursting with tons of flavor!

But there are tons of ways to make delectable Korean food all the most healthy for you!

In this blog, we discuss some healthy Korean dishes you can make at home with organic substitutes.

1- Organic Vegan Kimbap

Kimbap or Gimbap is one of the most popular dishes in Korea. Most kimbap includes meat, but this recipe includes only vegan ingredients since we're making a vegan Kimbap. Scroll down to view the instructions and directions.

Ingredients:

  • Organic Seaweed - 4 Papers
  • Organic sushi rice - 2 cups
  • Organic Cucumber - 1
  • Organic Carrot - 1
  • Organic Spring Onion - 1
  • Organic Green Chilies - 1
  • Organic Spinach - 1
  • Organic Garlic - 1 teaspoon
  • Organic sesame oil - 1 tablespoon
  • Pickled cucumber or radish gherkins
  • Water - 4 cups
  • Salt - to taste

Directions:

  • Pour the water into a saucepan and boil.
  • Thoroughly wash organic sushi rice and add it to the saucepan.
  • Add some salt and cook sushi rice until extremely soft.
  • Drain the water and place cooked organic sushi rice in a bowl.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of organic sesame oil to the bowl of rice and mix it well.
  • Chop spring onions, cucumber, carrot, green chilies, and spinach and set aside.
  • Take a sushi mat and place it on the counter.
  • Take a seaweed paper, place the shiny side on top of the sushi mat.
  • Place some cooked organic sushi rice on it and spread evenly.
  • Add finely chopped spring onions, cucumber, carrot, green chilies, spinach on top of the rice and spread evenly.
  • Add pickled cucumber or radish gherkins.
  • With the support of the sushi mat, roll up the seaweed to form a roll.
  • Slice the roll into equal pieces.
  • Serve and enjoy!

2- Organic Bibimbap

Another famous Korean dish is Bibimbap. It’s a bowl full of rice, vegetables, meat, and eggs. But our Bibimbap recipe is vegan and organic. Scroll down to read the complete recipe for the best Bibimap you'll ever taste!

Ingredients:

  • Organic Rice - 2 cups
  • Organic Tofu - 8 oz. (Cubed)
  • Corn starch - 2 tablespoon
  • Organic sesame oil - 2 tablespoon
  • Mushrooms - 2 cups (sliced)
  • Organic Carrot - 1 (Grated)
  • Organic Cucumber - 1 (Grated)
  • Organic Green Onion - 2 (sliced into rings)
  • Organic radishes - 5 (cut into thin slices)
  • Organic Spinach- 3 cups
  • Garlic - 1 clove (cut into thin slices)
  • Organic sesame seeds - 3 tablespoons
  • Soy sauce - 2 ½ teaspoons
  • Cayenne Pepper - To Taste
  • Salt - To Taste
  • Gochujang paste - 1 tablespoon
  • Rice vinegar - 1 tablespoon
  • Maple syrup - 1 tablespoon
  • Water - 2 cups

Directions:

  • Make the Gochujang sauce by adding the gochujang paste, 1 tablespoon sesame oil, the rice vinegar, and the maple syrup in a small bowl and stirring until mixed well.
  • Boil water and cook the rice.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon sesame oil in a saucepan. Roll the tofu cubes in corn starch and fry in the sesame oil. Add the soy sauce and cook for one minute. Add the sesame seeds. Pour the mixture into a bowl.
  • In the same saucepan, start by cooking mushrooms on high heat. Add garlic after 3 minutes. Add 1 teaspoon soy sauce and set the mixture aside.
  • Pour 2 tablespoons of water into the pan. Add spinach, carrot, cucumber, radishes, and green onions. Stir for a couple of minutes until the vegetables are soft. Cook for about 2 minutes or until the spinach wilts. Add salt, cayenne pepper, and ½ teaspoon soy sauce.
  • Take out the mixture in a bowl and sprinkle sesame seeds on the top.
  • Add rice to a bowl, and add tofu mixture and veggies mixture.
  • Sprinkle it with sesame seeds and enjoy!
Organic Virgin sesame oil

Now that you know some healthy Korean organic foods, it’s time to look for a place to buy the ingredients.

At SF Mart, we offer various healthy organic  ingredients. You can easily find organic sushi rice for that organic vegan kimbap. You can also buy organic sesame oil to cook the best Bibimbap.

Browse through our website and place your order today!