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Kimbap (Korean Sushi Rolls)

Posted by on Jun 30, 2011 in Featured, Multi Cuisine, Korean | 9 comments

From Wikipedia: Gimbap or kimbap is a popular Korean dish made from steamed white rice (bap) and various other ingredients, rolled in gim (sheets of dried laver seaweed) and served in bite-size slices. The basic components of gimbap are rice, meat or other protein-rich ingredients, and a large variety of vegetables, pickled, roasted, or fresh. Short grain white rice is usually used, although short-grain brown rice, like olive oil on gim, is now becoming more widespread among the health-conscious. Rarely, sweet rice is mixed in gimbap rice. Gim is dried, pressed seaweed made from the edible species, laver. Gim may be roasted and seasoned with oil and salt, roasted but unseasoned, or raw and unseasoned. For kimbap, the roasted, unseasoned variation is typically used.Gim is known to be abundant in protein and vitamins, especially vitamins A, B1, B2, B6,...

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