Keto kimbap, also known as Gyeran-Mari in Korean, is a popular dish combining eggs and seaweed flavors. This low-carb version offers a delicious way to enjoy all the flavors without sacrificing nutrition.
– 3 large eggs
– 2 tablespoons butter
– 1 teaspoon sesame oil
– 2 cups cooked cauliflower rice
– 1/4 cup sliced cucumber
– 1/4 cup sliced carrots
– 2 cups freshly chopped spinach leaves
– 4 sheets of roasted seaweed (sushi nori)
- In a bowl, whisk together the eggs and set aside.
- Heat the butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
- Add the eggs to the pan and scramble until cooked, about 4 minutes.
- Add the sesame oil and cauliflower rice to the same pan and stir fry for 3-4 minutes.
- When the cauliflower rice is lightly browned, add the cucumber, carrots, and spinach leaves and continue to stir fry for an additional 1-2 minutes until vegetables are tender but still crisp.
- Divide the egg mixture into four equal portions and spread each onto a roasted seaweed (sushi nori) sheet. Top with a portion of the vegetable mixture on each seaweed sheet, wrap the sheets into cylinders and cut each cylinder into four pieces, yielding 16 kimbap rolls
- Serve immediately with soy sauce, wasabi, or other condiments as desired.
Tips and Tricks:
– Add a few tablespoons of crumbled tempeh or tofu to the egg and vegetable mixture for added flavor\
-Feel free to experiment with different vegetables for the kimbap filling; mushrooms, zucchini, bell peppers, and onions are all great options.
– To save time on prep work, substitute frozen cauliflower rice for fresh.
– The kimbap can be enjoyed warm or cold, making it the perfect make-ahead meal for busy days.
Keto kimbap is a delicious and portable meal that can be super enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Serve it with miso soup or edamame for an easy yet satisfying meal. If you have leftovers, the rolls can be kept in your refrigerator for up to three days; warm them slightly in the microwave before serving them again.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Q: Can I use cooked brown rice instead of cauliflower rice?
A: Yes, you can substitute cooked brown rice for the cauliflower. You have to adjust the cooking time slightly to ensure your vegetables are properly cooked.
Q: Is there a vegan version of this dish?
A: Yes! Replace the eggs with firm tofu and skip step 1 when preparing your ingredients. The same instructions apply to assembling and cooking the kimbap rolls.
Q: How many calories are in a kimbap roll?
A: A single keto kimbap roll contains approximately 75 calories.
Keto kimbap is a delicious way to enjoy all the flavors of this classic Korean dish without compromising nutrition. With just a few simple and easy ingredients and minimal prep time, you can create keto-friendly rolls that are sure to please. Serve with your favorite condiments and have super fun.