Kimchi is, unquestionably, the most important dish in Korea. This fermented cabbage is the favorite food for most of the country’s population, with the average Korean consuming forty pounds of it every year. They will eat it as a side with just about every year, which likely accounts for much of the superior health enjoyed by South Korea.
Indeed, kimchi is largely considered to be the single healthiest substance you can eat. Full of cabbage, ginger, garlic, red pepper paste, and the beneficial lactobacilli bacteria found in yogurt, it is rich in many valuable vitamins and nutrients. It’s a great way to get your vitamin A and C, as well as some B vitamins. Consumption of kimchi is associated with digestive health, a reduced chance of cancer, and many other impressive benefits.
You can make kimchi a bigger part of your own diet at Arirang’s Lynnwood Korean BBQ.