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Yang Bae Chu Ssam 양배추쌈 and Go Chu Jeon 고추전

Yang Bae Chu Ssam 양배추쌈 and Go Chu Jeon 고추전 are two delicious low carb Korean recipes using a pork and tofu stuffed in peppers and cabbage leaves.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Mains
Cuisine: Korean
Keyword: Diabetic Friendly, Gluten Free, korean, Low Carb, Pork, Ham, Bacon
Servings: 8
Calories: 262kcal
Author: Healthy World Cuisine

Ingredients

Yang Bae Chu Ssam 양배추쌈 (Makes about 8 wraps)

  • 1/2 pound ground pork
    minced
  • 10 oz tofu
    silken - soft mashed
  • 1/4 cup tamari (soy) sauce
  • 2 tsp gochugaru
    고추가루 (hot pepper powder) - optional
  • 1 tsp ginger
    peeled and grated
  • 2 green onions
    chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic
    peeled and minced
  • 1/2 head cabbage
    steamed leaves
  • 3/4 cup water for steaming cabbage

Go Chu Jeon 고추전 (Korean Pepper Pancakes)

  • 1/2 pound ground pork minced
  • 10 oz tofu silken - soft mashed
  • 1/4 cup tamari (soy) sauce
  • 2 tsp gochugaru 고추가루 (hot pepper powder) - optional
  • 1 tsp ginger peeled and grated
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic peeled and minced
  • 3-4 sweet bell peppers reserved a few little chopped for garnish
  • 3 tbsp rice flour for dusting
  • oil for frying

Instructions

Yang Bae Chu Ssam 양배추쌈 (Makes about 8 wraps)

  •  Cut core stem of the cabbage out, wash and separate the leaves. Put in the steamer pot with 3-4 cups water.
  •  Bring the water to a boil and let it steam for 6-7 minutes or until the cabbage leaves are crisp but tender
  • Mix ground pork, tofu, soy sauce, ginger, green onion, garlic together until well mixed and set aside.
  • Take one steamed cabbage leaf and press with your thumb or gently pound with your fist the stem to make it flat and easier to wrap.
  • Place about 1-2 tablespoons of pork mixture onto steamed cabbage roll on the stem side and wrap up like a tortilla. Roll cabbage over once then fold in each side and continue rolling keeping the filling of pork inside of the steamed cabbage leaf. Do not overstuff the cabbage leaf with pork or it will come apart during the steaming process. continue with this process until all of the cabbage leaves are rolled.
  • Steam cabbage rolls for about 20 minutes until pork filling is cooked through.
  • Serve Yang Bae Chu Ssam 양배추쌈 with dipping sauces spicy (splash of soy sauce, vinegar and red pepper powder) or sweet Thai chili sauce or anything your little heart desires. 

Go Chu Jeon 고추전 (Korean Pepper Pancakes)

  • Wash and cut the sweet peppers in about one inch slices so you end up with a round circle.
  • Mix ground pork, tofu, soy sauce, ginger, green onion, garlic together until well mixed and set aside.
  • Stuff each of the pepper rounds with some of the pork filling until it is full and flat on all borders. Decorate the peppers with little cubes of different colored peppers
  • Gently sprinkle a little flour on both sides of the stuffed pepper round.
  • Preheat pan with a little oil and fry stuffed peppers on both sides for about 3-4 minutes on each side on medium heat until lightly golden brown and the pork stuffing is cooked through.
  • Serve Go Chu Jeon 고추전 with dipping sauces spicy (splash of soy sauce, vinegar and red pepper powder). Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 262kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 875mg | Potassium: 420mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1809IU | Vitamin C: 80mg | Calcium: 133mg | Iron: 2mg