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Quick Korean carrots without seasoning: cooking tricks

Tetiana KoziukLS Food
Korean carrot recipe. Source: Screenshot of the recipe "Natalia Vlasova's Golden Recipes" on YouTube

Korean carrots are a quick salad and an appetizer at the same time. The dish is budget-friendly, affordable, and made from simple ingredients. If desired, you can add seasoning or replace it with other fragrant spices.

Food blogger Yuliia Mikulich, aka yuliia_mikulich, shared a recipe for quick Korean carrots on her Instagram page.

Korean carrot recipe without seasoning

Ingredients:

  • carrots – 250 g (peeled)
  • sugar – 1 tsp
  • salt – 1/3 tsp.
  • red and black pepper
  • coriander
  • vinegar – 1/2 tbsp
  • garlic – 2-3 cloves
  • oil – 20 g
Korean quick-cooking carrots

Method of preparation:

1. Peel the carrots and grate them on a Korean grater.

2. Sprinkle the grated carrots with sugar, salt, red and black pepper, and coriander.

Recipes for cooking carrots

3. Also add vinegar and garlic chopped through a press. Mix thoroughly and squeeze the carrots by hand.

4. Then add hot oil and mix everything thoroughly again.

Korean carrots for the winter

5. Put the carrots in the refrigerator for at least 2-3 hours.

Cooking tricks from experienced housewives:

  • It is advised to add vegetable oil to the dish when heated. At the same time, it is important not to bring it to a boil so that it does not release harmful substances in the dish and does not make the carrots bitter.
  • Add garlic immediately after the oil. Otherwise, it may change its color to green in the future.
How to cook delicious carrots in Korean
  • Sesame seeds are often added to salad. They should be roasted before adding them.
  • If you decide to add cilantro to Korean carrots, it is best to do so right before serving. This herb gives the dish a special piquancy and fresh flavor.
What to add to Korean carrots
  • If you've added too many spices to your appetizer, walnuts will help to remedy the situation.

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