Gut-Healing Recipe: Quick Kimchi

kimchiFermented foods should be a staple in the diet if you're working to improve gut health. This kimchi recipe is quick and easy so you can toss it together and enjoy the delicious Asian-inspired flavors!


  • 1 head napa cabbage, halved and shredded thinly
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon gochujang sauce (fish sauce and gochujang sauce can both be found in ethnic/Asian food aisles)
  • 1 tablespoon Really Raw honey
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic, knife pureed
  • 2 serrano chiles, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 4 green onions, sliced


  1. Put the cabbage in a large bowl. Make an ice bath in a larger bowl.
  2. Combine the vinegar, fish sauce, gochujang, honey, ginger, garlic and chiles in a small saucepan.
  3. Bring the mixture to a simmer and immediately pour over the cabbage.
  4. Set the bowl of cabbage in the ice bath and cool, tossing occasionally.
  5. When the cabbage is cool, add the cilantro and onions.

Yield: 4 cups

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