Apricot Jangajji – August 2020

I really wanted to bring you a fruit-based kimchi this summer. All the recipes I’m confident with would not travel so well so I had a good thought and decided that I would make a Jangajji, aka a Korean pickle. 

After a brainstorming session with a friend of mine, we ended up with this brilliant idea : Apricot Jangajji ! Sliced apricots preserved in sugar, then drained and mixed in a sauce that embodies the perfect alliance of sweet and spicy. Totally mouthwatering.

Traditionally, this Jangajji would be made with Korean green plums (Maesil), but these are impossible to find in London. I will be using apricots from South of France instead.

Chef Cindy Robert


As with our other versions, naturally made without any preservatives or additives, The Korean Pantry APRICOT JANGAJJI is unpasteurised and is a great way to improve your gut health.


How to eat : you can eat this kind of spicy Jangajji quite simply, with freshly steamed white rice. Just a small piece of sweet and spicy apricot on top of a spoonful of rice. It works also beautifully with grilled pork belly wraps, Korean BBQ style.


Vegan friendly recipe.

Storage : Keep the pouch refrigerated in an upright position or decant in an airtight container. Jangajji will keep for weeks when stored correctly. Usual shelf life is 8 weeks when you order online.



Apricots, sugar, Gochujang [Fermented red pepper paste] (contains SOYBEAN), Korean fermented plum syrup


*For allergens see ingredients in CAPITALS.

*All natural: no preservatives, gluten-free

Made in an environment that may handle nuts, gluten, oats.


WEIGHT:   200g


How does this work : Our monthly special is available to PRE-ORDER ONLY, and with a limited quantity. August’s APRICOT JANGAJJI can be pre-ordered between July 19th and August 5th. It will be dispatch on Monday 10th June. Upon delivery, just pop it in your fridge and enjoy!


Delivery note : Please note that if you order the Apricot Jangajji at the same time as another kimchi, all will be dispatched together on August 10th to ease the strain on delivery services. If you would like to have your Mak / Vegan / Fresh Kimchi delivered first, please place a separate order.


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