Korean cooking ingredients

Garlic stems

Maneuljjong 마늘쫑

There are many recipes in Korean cuisine that use garlic stems. It sounds a little funny in Korean: Maneuljjong. Maneul means “garlic.”

Garlic stems

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5 Comments:

  1. Indonesian girl
    Posted April 13th, 2009 at 8:56 pm | # |

    Hi maangchi! I was excited 2 see this maneuljong. My boss was korean n i tried this at her home. When i asked about what kind of vegetable it is,she said indonesian doesn’t sell it. Now i know it’s garlic stem n i want to grow it in my garden. I don’t find the recipe 2 make this,u mention gamja bokkeum. Is it same wit, gamja jorim? How long to stir maneuljong? 10min?how many maneuljong do i need 2 adjust with the ingridients in your gamja jorim..?thank u!

  2. Maangchi New York City My profile page joined 8/08
    Posted July 20th, 2008 at 7:23 pm | # |

    Charlie
    I have never heard about growing galic hydroponically.

  3. Anonymous
    Posted July 20th, 2008 at 2:44 pm | # |

    I have seen recipes for garlic stems or garlic scrapes, but no where can I find how to grow them? Other than a garlic clove in a small glass. What variety makes the long stems that you show under ingredients. Is there a way to do it hydroponically?

    Thanks
    Charlie

  4. Maangchi New York City My profile page joined 8/08
    Posted June 22nd, 2008 at 8:43 am | # |

    cynthia,
    My recipe for garlic stem side dish which is served at a korean restaurant, is similar to my recipe for potato side dish (gam ja bokkeum with soy sauce). I have never tasted steamed garlic stem side dish.

    Thank you very much. Are you the Cynthia living in California?

  5. cynthia
    Posted June 22nd, 2008 at 12:28 am | # |

    I visited korea last summer and have been learning Korean cooking ever since.I love garlic stems,but only steam them. I would be so happy for some recipes. Thank you, you are my new hero,because all my korean cookbooks make sense after I have seen you do it!


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