Scallion Salad (Pa Muchim)

Spring onions
Scallions are a primary ingredient of this Korean specialty.

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  • 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
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 2 to 4 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 53
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 116mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Protein 0g
Calcium 11mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(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. Gather the ingredients.

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

  3. Drain the scallions.

  4. Combine all the seasoning ingredients with the scallions.

  5. Season with salt to taste.

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

  7. Enjoy!

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