Ssam (or “wrapped”, in Korean) is a Korean dish that traditionally involves a leafy vegetable wrapped around a meat filling. The essential ingredient here is ssamjang, a spicy bean paste, which is often accompanied with rice, onion, and other cooked veggies. In this version, the central pork belly is swapped for seared tofu and eggplant.
1 romaine heart, cut off at the shoot
1 Chinese eggplant
1 box firm tofu
Serve with scallions and sesame seeds
This recipe was created by Local Roots Recipe Contributor Rachel He (@rachelyhe)
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