Triangle Kimbap

Triangle Kimbap, or SamgaKimbap, is an easy first staple in a foreigner’s diet. Without our beloved pizza by the slice joints, we are forced to look elsewhere for a shot of carbs and protein. Enter Samga Kimbap.

Found at every mini-mart across the country, triangle kimbab is a rice triangle stuffed with cooked meat, tuna, kimchi, and a host of other tempting treats for around 700won, or roughly 70cents US. I’ve been a longtime connoisseur of the Tuna and Mayonnaise version.

Really, unless you don’t have access to a mini-mart, or are easily coned by smiling ajumas at supermarket kiosks, there is no reason to try and make these at home.

But being the latter I gleefully purchased my own Samga Kimbap kit, and here is how it turned out.

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contents of the kit

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seasoned rice on the left, tuna and mayo on the right

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helpful step-by-step instructions

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inside the triangle mold

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the seaweed wrapping

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the finished product

For the time and effort involved (and price of ingredients) I’ll be sticking with the bounty at my local family mart.

  1. Kristina Munt says: November 3, 20063:53 pm

    I am drooling just looking at that!

  2. Gdog says: November 5, 20065:17 pm

    Damn, that kit is pretty sweet! Where did you buy it? Your finished product looks pretty good to me!

  3. Dan says: July 21, 20085:48 pm

    Thanks for the link love. I’m glad to see you’re back to blogging regularly.I’ve been a fan for a while.^^


  4. Yura says: November 6, 201111:58 pm

    Thats look great!! How long does it take to wrap one onigiri triangle?

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