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Wang Gochujang Red Pepper Paste

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You may be wondering - what is gochujang? Gochujang is a smooth spicy chili paste and a star in Korean cooking. It’s made from gochugaru (Korean chili powder) and the flavor itself is quite complex but still balanced - sweet, sour, spicy, and umami all in one! You can appreciate the flavor of gochujang in many Korean dishes like Budae Jjigae (Korean Army Stew), Dakgalbi (Spicy Korean Chicken Stir Fry), Tteokbokki (spicy rice cakes), bibimbap, bulgogi, ssamjang (dipping sauce for Korean barbecue), fried chicken, and more!

Common Allergens: Wheat. ​​May also contain: Alcohol.

What is Gochujang?

Gochujang, or red chili paste, is a fermented condiment with a sweet, savory, and spicy flavor palate. Gochujang is made with gochugaru (chili powder), a type of rice grown in Southeast and East Asia called glutinous rice,meju (fermented soybean) powder yeotgireum (barley malt powder), and salt. Gochujang is an incredibly versatile condiment, due to the fact that it contains so many flavors and can be used in a number of different dishes.

How To Cook With Gochujang

There are a number of different ways to incorporate gochujang into your meals. The Korean chili paste can be used to marinate beef, chicken, and ribs, or as a sauce for all your favorite baked and fried chicken dishes. Gochujang can also be used as a glaze, a dressing, or even a base for your spicy stews.

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