TURNIP KIM CHEE
Submitted by: Residential Services Division
Organization: Hawaiian Electric Company
5 lb turnips
4 quarts oil
1 cup rock salt
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons minced garlic
1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
1 1/2 tablespoons minced ginger root
1 1/2 teaspoons ground red pepper
1/2 teaspoon monosodium glutamate
1 tablespoon sugar
Pare and cut turnips crosswise into thirds, then lengthwise into
quarters. Combine water, rock salt and 1/4 cup sugar in a large bowl.
Put turnips into water and place a weighted plate on top to keep them
submerged. Soak for 6 hours. Rinse turnips 5 times in cold water.
Drain and put into jars. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over
turnips. Let stand at room temperature for 2 days, then refrigerate.
Makes 2 quarts.
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