Hobak Namul – Fried Squash

A Korean Temple version of Hobak namul, this recipe omits the garlic and green onion commonly found in other versions of this dish.

Servings: 4

Ingredients

1

large

zucchini — (about 3/4 pound) (or any long round squash)

2

tablespoons

vegetable oil — (soybean, sesame, etc)

Hot Sauce:

1

teaspoon

gochujang — (red pepper and fermented soy bean paste)

1

tablespoon

rice vinegar

1

tablespoon

mulyeot or honey — (malt syrup)

1/4

teaspoon

sesame oil

1/2

teaspoon

sesame seeds

 

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Korean Ramen Noodle Pot 6.3"(16cm) + Chopstick (1 Pair) + Dish scrubber, Made in Korea

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CookKing - Taiyaki Japanese Fish-shaped Pancake Double Pan, Made in Korea

Procedure

Sauce:

Mix all ingredients together.

Let stand at least fifteen minutes to let flavors develop.

Cook:

Slice the zucchini into thin ovals.

Lightly oil a pan and heat over medium high until hot.

Add zucchini slices and fry for about 45 seconds per side.

Stack the fried zucchini slices 3 or 4 slices high, with a small amount of hot sauce between each slice, and a dollop of the sauce on top.

Serve warm or at room temperature.