Korean cuisine is a growing part of California culture. This recipe for Korean Guacamole combines just a few of the favorite flavors from a Korean kitchen with creamy California Avocados for a deliciously unique dish.
Nutritional Highlights (per serving)
|4||Fresh California Avocados peeled, seeded and mashed|
|2||tsp.||fresh lemon juice|
|2||cloves garlic, minced|
|2||Tbsp.||green onions, minced|
|1||tsp.||gochuchan chile paste, or to taste|
|2||tsp.||Korean red pepper seasoning|
|1/2||tsp.||sea salt, or to taste|
|1||Tbsp.||sesame seeds, toasted if preferred|
|1/4||cup||kimchi, chopped, optional|
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados
- Gently combine avocados, lemon juice, garlic, onions, chile paste and red pepper seasoning.
- Taste and adjust seasonings or add salt to taste.
- Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve immediately.
Serving Suggestion: As shown in the photo, serving this guacamole Korean family style is a great way to let everyone customize the flavors to their personal taste. Place the mashed avocados in a bowl in the center and surround with little dishes of the other ingredients to stir in. Serve with thin Korean pickles, dried seaweed sheets or shrimp chips.
Beverage Pairing: Korean beer.
Vitamin A 31 mcg; Vitamin C 15 mg; Calcium 49 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 132 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.2 g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 4%; Iron 10 %; Vitamin D 0%