One of the most common questions I get is ‘does Trader Joe’s sell kimchi?” The answer is most definitely a yes! The TJ’s kimchi version has a really good salty and vinegary taste that mixes well with the cabbage. I’m not sure in terms of how authentic this version is, but radish also is listed as an ingredient. I’ve had other kimchis from Korean restaurants and this seems to replicate those tastes well. Kimchi is eaten on the side of many Korean meals everyday as it really is a nice complement to many bold proteins and sauces. The Trader Joe’s kimchi is cheaper than most of the kimchis sold at H Mart and tastes tangy and fresh……….
- Just 10 calories per serving
- Net Weight: 10.58 oz
- Really nice kick but not too hot
Trader Joe’s Dried Napa Cabbage Kimchi
I would love to know what recipes everyone uses kimchi in other than just as a side dish. I have had kimchi in dumplings a few times and I think I have also had some soups and stews that incorporated kimchi into them. Let me know the best uses for this kimchi and I’d love to share the most interesting and tastiest! This version of kimchi can be found in the refrigerated section at Trader Joe’s. I was confused briefly because I believe TJ’s used to sell this in a larger bottle that held a few more ounces than this 10.58 oz one. One of my favorite things about Trader Joe’s is that they introduce me to so many products I otherwise would probably either rarely or never have. And while they always may not be exactly authentic, you know they will be as healthy as possible and worth giving a try. Give this a shot! Check these other options out if you can’t make it to TJs in person….
– Half Gallon (3.5 lbs.) Spicy Napa Cabbage Kimchi [Vegan, Gluten Free, Non-GMO, Probiotic] by Choi’s Kimchi Co. Made in USA
– Korean Canned Kimchi, Napa Cabbage Kimchi, Naturally Fermented, Non-GMO, No preservatives, No additives- (5.64oz)
Other posts you might enjoy…