Sesame Leaf Kimchi
Korean Side Dishes

Sesame Leaf Kimchi

Recipe: Sesame Leaf Kimchi

Summary: Sesame Leaf Kimchi (kenip kimchi, 깻잎 김치) is a good side dish in summer. If you like fresh flavor of sesame leaves, you definitely should try this.


  • 40 fresh sesame leaves
  • Minced garlic 1T
  • thinly sliced Korean green pepper 1T
  • Soy sauce 1T
  • Chili powder 1T
  • Anchovy sauce 4T (You can get a bottle of anchovy sauce from any Korean grocery store)
  • Sesame oil1t
  • Sugar 1t


  1. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and make the sauce
  2. Place a leaf at the bottom of a container
  3. Spread the sauce on the surface of a sesame leaf
  4. Place 2 leaves on the top of the one you spread the sauce on and spread the sauce.
  5. Repeat Step 4 for all the leaves
  6. Close the container and keep it in the fridge for 1 day
  7. Serve them as a side dish

Preparation time: 30 minute(s)

Cooking time: 15 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4



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