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spicy Korean radish salad in a white bowl
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Spicy Korean Radish Salad | Musaengchae

This spicy Korean radish salad is a quick & easy healthy Korean side dish made with shredded daikon radish & Korean pepper flakes. Ready in 15 minutes!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian, Korean
Servings: 6
Calories: 23kcal

Ingredients

  • 5 cups Korean radish, julienned
  • 2 stalks scallions

Dressing Ingredients

Instructions

  • Wash and peel the radish. Using a sharp knife or a mandoline, julienne the radish and add them to a large bowl.
  • Add in the ingredients for the dressing and massage it into the julienned radish until it's well combined. Adjust for seasoning and serve.

Notes

  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week. The longer it sits, the more juices will be released from the radish.
  • You can substitute daikon for Korean radish in this recipe.
  • Choosing a Korean radish:
    • Pick one that has a smooth, blemish free surface without any cracks. It should feel heavy for its size. They can be a light green color starting at the tops going halfway down the radish.

Nutrition

Calories: 23kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 738mg | Potassium: 236mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg