Kkan Ma Neul, or Vinegared Garlic, is soy sauce pickled whole cloves of garlic ready to eat from the package. Salty and sour, these flavor bombs are mellower version of their raw brother, but bring the acid ammo when sliced and added to sauteed greens or garnishing a steak. If you are feeling particularly sassy, forgo the olives and spear three on a pick, for your bloody Mary.
The package label is in Korean, with limited, and sometimes confusing English fine print. Here’s a hint: they’re usually found in the cooler of the produce section.
Kka Ma Neul runs between $2.50 and $3.00 and is available at Pal-Do World, three locations around the Sound, Including 17424 Highway 99 Lynnwood, WA 98037