Scallion Salad (Pa Muchim)

Spring onions
Scallions are a primary ingredient of this Korean specialty. Kevin Summers/Photographer's Choice/Getty Images
Ratings (4)
  • Total: 12 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 2 mins
  • Yield: 2 to 4 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
53 Calories
2g Fat
8g Carbs
0g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This fresh Korean scallion side is often served alongside grilled meat and seafood dishes in Korean restaurants. You can add it to your lettuce wraps or just treat it as another side dish or salad.


  • 4 scallions (sliced lengthwise into fine strips)
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp Kochukaru (Korean chili powder)
  • Pinch of salt

Steps to Make It

  1. Soak the scallions in very cold water for 10 minutes so they have a good crunch.

  2. Drain the scallions.

  3. Combine all the seasoning ingredients with the scallions.

  4. Season with salt to taste.

  5. Serve with grilled fish, meats or pork dishes.