Gochujang is a sweet, spicy, and savory red chili paste widely used in Korean cuisine.
Gochujang (고추장) is a fermented Korean chili paste made from red chiles, glutinous rice, fermented soybeans, and salt. It’s an indispensable ingredient in Korean cuisine and can also be used as a meat marinade or to add some spice to ramen, fried rice, fried noodles, and more.
It’s a versatile paste that can be added to cooking or as a finishing sauce.
What Does It Taste
Despite its fiery red color, it has a balance of sweet, savory, and spicy flavors.
Recipes using Gochujang
Where To Buy
You can find gochujang at Asian and Korean grocery stores.