White pickled rocket seed pods and rocket root kim-chi

Made as a part of my durational long weekend rocket harvest

Rocket Seed pickle

Ingredients:

  • Rocket seed pods
  • White vinegar
  • Szechuan pepper corns (whole)

Method:

  • Pick the seed pods from rocket plant’s that are “going to seed” and literally just wash the whole pods.¬†Boil up white vinegar, a little sugar and sezchuan pepper then let cool.
  • Fill into jars and eat after about 2 days. Keeps for up to 3 weeks.

Rocket root kim-chi

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 kg Peeled Rocket root cut into super oversized matchsticks
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 6 curly cabbage outer leaves, cut into slices
  • Rocket seed pods (as many as you can harvest)
  • 20 peeled cloves of garlic
  • Gochugaro (Korean red pepper or chilli flakes)
  • Onion powder
  • Szechuan Pepper
  • White vinegar
  • 2 tspns sugar

Method:

  • Heat spices, sugar and vinegar with a little water then let cool .
  • Peel rocket roots and slice into matchsticks, cut cabbage and onion and pile into jars.
  • Pour cooled liquid over the pickles and refrigerate

Will keep for up to 4 – 6 weeks.