The tip is to stir-fry the kimchi in sesame oil. The flavor becomes mellow from the miso and will warm you up.
Hot pot is excellent for cold nights. Kimchi hot pot is my favorite dish, and I wanted to make it with ingredients in my fridge..
I learned from a Korean friend that the point of kimchi hot pot is to stir fry the kimchi with sesame oil before adding the soup ingredients.
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