Kimchi Grilled Cheese
Kimchi Grilled Cheese

Kimchi Grilled Cheese

Kimchi is a traditional Korean side dish made of fermented vegetables, usually cabbage, and seasonings. It's the perfect addition to this grilled cheese. 

4
sandwiches
20 min
PREP TIME
35 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil

1 cup kimchi, coarsely chopped

8 slices sourdough bread

1/4 cup apricot fruit spread

16 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli American

8 ounces shaved deli ham

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Melt 1 tablespoon butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling. Add kimchi. Cook 3-4 minutes or until hot and fragrant. Remove from skillet; set aside. 

  2. STEP 2

    Spread side of each bread slice with 2 teaspoons butter. 

  3. STEP 3

    Evenly spread 1 tablespoon apricot spread onto unbuttered side of 4 bread slices. Layer each with 2 slices cheese, 2 ounces ham, 1/4 cup kimchi, and 2 slices cheese. Top with remaining bread slices, buttered-side up.

  4. STEP 4

    Heat 12-inch skillet or griddle over medium heat.

  5. STEP 5

    Place 2 sandwiches into skillet. Cook, turning once, 4-6 minutes or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining sandwiches.

Tip #1

Sautéing the kimchi before assembling the sandwiches intensifies it's spicy/sour flavor. 

Nutrition

490Calories
25Fat (mg)
65Cholesterol (mg)
1320Sodium (mg)
44Carbohydrates (g)
2Dietary Fiber
20Protein (g)

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