Kimchi beef fries or its friendly name kimchi bulgogi fries are one of the most delicious and tasty snacks. This plate of tasty, crispy and tender kimchi beef fries contains the best triplet in the world; kimchi, beef and fries.
What is Kimchi Beef Fries
Kimchi beef fries is literally as its name. A plate of fries with beef on top and flavoured with traditional food staple, the one and only kimchi. The crispy and crunchy kimchi goes well with the tender beef and most importantly with the warm savoury fries.
“There is no better way to enjoy doing what you are doing other than doing whatever you do with your loved one with kimchi beef fries on your side.” – Anonymous
History of Kimchi Beef Fries
Fries is actually originated from Belgium. During World War I, Belgium was flooded with American, Canadian and British army. The American army loves the fries so much and has become their common dish at that time. That era, fries were enjoyed by the working class only.
It is many years later, the fries were enjoyed by the common people for the potato is easy to get and cultivated. Fries in Belgium were served with the tasty and delicious Belgian sauces and even as complimentary dish with other main dishes.
Kimchi is the greatest invention of Korean. Kimchi is salted, and fermented vegetables were invented by the ancient Koreans, so they can enjoy fresh and nutritious greens even during winter.The salted and fermented greens can be from any vegetables, but the most common kimchi in Korea use cabbage and radish as their staple food.
Nowadays, kimchi is eaten in every type of food as the flavour and the juice of the kimchi makes it very delicious nutritious. A lot of food has been mixed with kimchi to savour the taste of the kimchi juice.
In 2010, a Korean-Mexican fusion food truck in Texas called Chi’lantro owned by Jae Kim is rumoured to sell the kimchi beef fries for the first time. Jae Kim claimed that he invented kimchi beef fries during working. Jae Kim used to sell plain fries and tried to attract more people with his recipe. He started to use and mix whatever leftovers in plate of fries. He mixed kimchi and beef with the fries and flavoured it with chopped grilled onions, cheese, sriracha and spicy mayonnaise.
The enormous fries was loved by the locals and received a lot of feedback and requests. Jae Kim noticed that the Texas people enjoy eating chilli fries, hence, the idea of using spices from his birth country and fuse it to add Asian flavour onto the plain fries.
Kimchi beef fries is a perfect combination between the savoury fries, crispy and crunchy kimchi and the tender and dewy beef. There is no other better triplet than these 3.
Health Benefits of Kimchi Beef Fries
Kimchi Beef Fries definitely is beneficial for your body health. Kimchi is a nutritious dish that can happen in a plate. As kimchi is fermented for some times, it contains one type of healthy bacteria called lactobacilli that can help your digestive system.
The fermentation process brings a lot of goodness in your body as the probiotics in it can ward off various bacteria and infections in your body. Garlic in the kimchi beef fries contains allicin and selenium that is good in lessening the cholesterol in your body. It helps you to avoid the probability of developing stroke and other cardiovascular diseases as it helps to prevent the plaque from building up in your heart.
Where to Find Kimchi Beef Fries in Malaysia
Kimchi beef fries can be found in Namoo Korean Dessert cafe. This restaurant serves the best kimchi beef fries in town. This go-to dish is best enjoyed with your loved ones.
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