How to make Grocery Shopping Fun + Kimchi Tacos

How to make Grocery Shopping Fun, Plus how to make Kimchi Tacos

A lot of my food inspiration comes when I’m grocery shopping. I even love to try new grocery stores when I’m traveling just to check out their local selection. All those aisles and shelves of ingredients to make delicious dinners are like a wonderfully varied buffet. Browsing through the options leaves my brain spinning with delicious possibilities.

Believe me, I don’t always have the time to slowly browse, but when I do you can bet I let my foodie brain take over! I go into the grocery store with the goal of finding one new or fun food item to try that week. It’s like a treasure hunt – but I never know what the treasure is until I see it!

This week it was kimchi. I spied a new brand of it and even though I’ve never tried it before, something about the jar of packed vegetables in a spicy brine made me put it in my cart. I walked along a few more aisles, still considering my options.

 

Kimchi sandwich?
Kimchi sausage hoagies?
Kimchi fried rice balls?

 

Then in the refrigerator section, I spotted fresh tortillas and I just knew: Kimchi Tacos.

My favorite dinner recipes are those that only take a few ingredients and come together quickly but are over-the-top with flavor. This recipe is a mish-mash of a few I found on Pinterest and simplified—it’s what I do best! The kimchi is so flavorful that you won’t want to combine it with a lot of different ingredients.

Remember, the next time you are feeling dread at the thought of having to go to the grocery store, turn it into a treasure hunt!

How to make Grocery Shopping Fun, Plus how to make Kimchi Tacos

Kimchi Tacos Recipe

Time: 30 Minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients:
  • 1 lb ribeye steak
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 8 fresh uncooked corn tortillas (found in refrigerator section)
  • 6-8 eggs
  • Hot Sauce

Slice the steak as thinly as possible. Toss in a small bowl with the soy sauce and sliced green onions. Marinate 30 minutes.

Chopping Green Onion for Kimchi TacosMarinating meat for Kimchi Tacos
Sauté steak slices over high heat until no longer pink. Remove from heat and let rest 5 minutes.
Start heating the tortillas over medium-high heat in a cast iron pan. (if possible!)

Fresh Tortillas

Heating tortillas for Kimchi Tacos

Fry eggs slowly over medium heat in butter until softly done.
Chop kimchi if desired.

Authentic Kimchi for Kimchi Tacos

Assemble your kimchi tacos:

Layer steak, then kimchi, then top with a fried egg.

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Making Kimchi Tacos

Finishing final steps for Kimchi Tacos

Finished Kimchi Tacos

 

Finish with a few splashes of hot sauce!

Enjoy!

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