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Spicy Kimchi Kelp Noodles

5 Apr

We have aspirations to make our own kimchi ond day… but until then, we love Mother In Law’s Kimchi.  I especially like the daikon version, and I recently chopped them up and added them in a stir-fry of kelp noodles for delicious results.  Quick, easy, and spicily tasty, we highly recommend this kelp noodle-cooking method.  The noodles make for an excellent side dish, or fantastic on their own as a satisfying gluten-free, low calorie bowl of noodles!

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Kelp Noodle Stir-fry w/Jalapeño+(Gluten-free) Soy Sauce

15 Mar

Having seen a few kelp noodle recipes on paleo food sites, I decided to try them out myself.  The best price I found were on iHerb.com, where kelp noodle packs are sold by the dozen.  You can find the noodles HERE and you can even get a $5 discount on your first order when you enter the coupon code BAJ231

Kelp noodles are easy to make.  Gluten-free, fat-free, low in carbs and calories, they are great for salads, side-dishes, or as pasta/noodle substitute.  On their own, kelp noodles have no taste, so cooking the noodles in a way that infuses flavor is important.  What I like about he noodles is their crunchy texture.  I have a couple of ideas on how to use kelp noodles (attempts forthcoming), but a very simple, basic way to cook the noodles is in a little bit of broth/liquid.  Last week, I made “stir-fry” using minced garlic and jalapeño, chicken broth, gluten-free soy sauce, topped off with scallions.

Here’s how I made the noodles.

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