food

Korean Toastie

We've put a kimchi twist on this toastie and it's EPIC

food

Korean Toastie

We've put a kimchi twist on this toastie and it's EPIC

Ingredients

  • 1.2kg pork shoulder
  • 50ml sesame oil
  • 50ml soy sauce
  • 2 inches fresh ginger, grated
  • 45ml rice wine vinegar
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 40g light brown sugar
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 6 spring onions, roughly chopped
  • 3 tbsp gochugaru
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground cloves
  • 8 slices good quality ham
  • 4 slices sourdough bread
  • 8 slices Swiss cheese
  • 100g kimchi
  • 2 tbsp American mustard
  • 2 tbsp Gochujang
  • 50g butter, softened

Steps

  1. Combine everything except the pork, mix well.
  2. Place the pork in an oven proof dish and cover with the mixture, turning to coat. Cover with tin foil and cook at 150C for 5 hours, or until tender and falling apart. Shred using 2 forks and set aside.
  3. Mix gochujang with the mustard. Smear sourdough slices with mustard mixture on both sides. Layer ham, korean pork, two slices of cheese and kimchi onto the slices of bread.
  4. Butter the top of the sandwich and place into a heated pan. Press until the top is golden brown and cheese is melted then flip over, butter the top side and continue to cook on the other side until golden brown and the cheese is melted.