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spicy_sashimi_salad Today we have a traditional Korean dish for you, a Korean Spicy Sashimi Salad, better known as Hwe Dap Bap! What sets this dish apart from other sashimi salads is most definitely the spicy gochugang (spicy red pepper paste) and vinegar sauce! I also love that everything is vigorously mixed together before you start eating to make sure you get a little bit of everything in each and every bite!

I love how simple, yet totally satisfying this dish is and you can bulk it up with really anything you want! I generally like to keep mine a little simple and have only recently starting throwing in a little seaweed salad into the mix, which isn’t really traditional. Really though, add whatever you want! That’s the beauty of dishes like this, you can easily customize it to suit your own taste. Also, if you don’t feel like making your own sauce, or you don’t have the ingredients on hand nor do you want to buy them, you can pop in as a local korean market and pick up a very inexpensive bottle of the sauce pre-made and ready to be drizzled on just about anything! Enjoy! xx, Jenny

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Korean Spicy Sashimi Salad (Hwe Dap Bap)
Makes 2 bowls

1 cup cooked brown rice
4 cups mixed greens
4 ounces sashimi grade tuna, diced
4 ounces sashimi grade salmon, diced
4 ounces sashimi grade yellowtail, diced
1/2 cup thinly sliced cucumber
1/2 cup seaweed salad, optional
1/2 cup “cho-gochujang” (spicy Korean red sauce, recipe follows)
toasted sesame seeds

1. Divide rice into the bottoms of two large bowls.
2. Top with mixed greens, followed by the sashimi and cucumber. Also add seaweed salad, if using.
3. Finish sashimi salad with a 1/4 cup of the spicy red sauce, poured over the top along with a small drizzle of sesame oil. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve.
4. To eat: Thoroughly mix up the contents of the bowl until well combined. Enjoy.

**cho-gochugang recipe:

1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon gochugang
3 tablespoons unseasoned rice wine vinegar
1 1/2 tablespoons honey
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1 garlic clove, minced

Place all ingredients into a small bowl ad stir together.

  1. Linda | Brunch-n-Bites Not Specified Not Specified

    I’m all about sashimi and Korean food, so sashimi salad is definitely on my must make recipe. Love the combination of spicy and fresh salad. Yum!

  2. Amy Not Specified Not Specified

    This looks incredible. I think spiciness and sashimi are the only ways to make me actually crave a salad!

  3. Nadia Not Specified Not Specified

    Looks delicious. Wish I could find some of these ingredients in the Dordogne but will need to wait until I go on vacation. Can’t complain though, I am living in an area with the very best French food imaginable.

  4. Marta @ What should I eat for breakfast today Not Specified Not Specified

    I’ve never had a Korean salad, need to try it.

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