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Korean Shakshuka

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Korean Shakshuka
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 4

We used to think you couldn’t beat a classic shakshuka—then spicy, butter-fried kimchi changed our minds. So did soy sauce-steamed eggs. And have we mentioned the Monterey Jack cheese yet? Brunch (or dinner) just got a whole lot more interesting. MORE+ LESS-

Updated November 15, 2019

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter
1
medium red bell pepper, diced
1
cup chopped kimchi, drained and patted dry
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted crushed tomatoes, undrained
1
tablespoon toasted sesame oil
4
eggs
1
tablespoon soy sauce
1/2
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz)
2
tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
1
tablespoon fresh cilantro leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    In 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat; add bell pepper and kimchi. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until peppers brown on edges. Reduce heat to medium; stir in tomatoes and sesame oil. Simmer 4 to 6 minutes or until thickened.
  • 2
    With back of spoon, make 4 evenly-spaced indentions in tomato mixture. Gently crack an egg into each indention. Drizzle soy sauce over eggs. Cover; reduce heat to low.
  • 3
    Cook 9 to 11 minutes or until yolks are set. Sprinkle with cheese. Top with green onions and cilantro.

Expert Tips

  • Serve this shakshuka with rice or crusty bread for sopping up the spicy juices, if desired.
  • Top with sesame seed, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/4 Cups
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
9g
43%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
215mg
71%
Sodium
810mg
34%
Potassium
760mg
22%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
11g
Protein
12g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%
50%
Vitamin C
45%
45%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • Shakshuka is a Middle Eastern dish also known as “eggs in purgatory.” In traditional shakshuka, the spicy heat comes from harissa or other chile peppers. In this Korean riff, the heat comes from the spicy kimchi.
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