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folded kimbap

Folded Kimbap (Korean Tortilla Hack)

christieathome
Folded Kimbap (Korean Tortilla Hack). A super easy recipe to make two delicious variations of Korean kimbap: spam and egg or mayo tuna! Both are equally tasty and very simple to make at home. Great for lunch or dinner.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course dinner, lunch, Snack
Cuisine korean
Servings 4 servings
Calories per serving 358 kcal

Ingredients
  

Breakfast version (serves 2)

  • 4 slices spam fried
  • 2 eggs whisked and fried
  • 2 tbsp Kimchi

Tuna Mayo Version (serves 2)

Instructions
 

  • Firstly, season your warm cooked rice with salt and sesame oil and mix.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, add canned tuna, mayo, ½ tsp sugar and ⅛ tsp salt and mix well. Set aside.
  • Then in a pan over low-medium heat, add 1 tsp cooking oil and cook carrot matchsticks until softened. Remove and transfer to a plate.
  • Subsequently in the same pan over medium heat, sauté your spinach until leaves have wilted and any moisture is evaporated. Remove and transfer to a plate.
  • Next over medium heat add 1 tsp of oil and fry your sliced spam until golden brown on each side, about 3-5 minutes each side.
  • After that, add 1 tsp cooking oil and fry your whisked eggs molding your eggs into a rectangle shape with your spatula. Fry until cooked and transfer to a plate to slice the rectangle into half.

To assemble Breakfast Version:

  • Firstly place seaweed sheet on a clean working surface rough side up. Using a pair of clean scissors, cut a slit vertically halfway through your sheet.
  • Place ¼ cup of rice on bottom right corner and spread it thinly. Top off with 1 tbsp of kimchi
  • Then in the top right corner, place 1 piece of your square shaped omelet.
  • Next in the top left corner, place a single layer of carrot matchsticks. Do not overfill.
  • Finally, in the bottom left corner, place two slices of spam.
  • After that fold your kimbap from the bottom right corner (rice corner) over the eggs and keep folding until it’s one complete parcel. Optional: To slice it in half, wrap it in cling film tightly and cut with a sharp knife. Serve and enjoy!

To assemble Tuna Mayo Version:

  • Firstly, place seaweed sheet on a clean working surface rough side up. Using a pair of clean scissors, cut a slit vertically halfway through your sheet.
  • Then place ¼ cup of rice on bottom right corner and spread it thinly.
  • Next in the top right corner, place a single layer of carrots. Do not overfill.
  • Subsequently in the top left corner, plate a thin layer of cooked spinach.
  • Finally, in the bottom left corner, spread a thin layer of tuna mayo mixture.
  • After that, fold your kimbap from the bottom right corner (rice corner) over the carrots and keep folding until it’s one complete parcel. Optional: To slice it in half, wrap it in cling film tightly and cut with a sharp knife. Serve and enjoy!
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Suggested Equipment & Products

Cutting Board
scissor
Rice Cooker
Measuring Set
Nutrition
Calories: 358kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 112mg | Sodium: 639mg | Potassium: 451mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 7688IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 2mg
Course dinner, lunch, Snack
Cuisine korean
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