How to Make Korean gochujang dipping sauce

How to Make Korean gochujang dipping sauce - 1 1
  • 100g gochujang (Korean red chili paste)
  • 20g rice vinegar
  • 20g honey
  • 10g sesame oil
  • 10g soy sauce
  • 5g minced garlic
  • 5g grated ginger
  • 5g toasted sesame seeds
Per serving
Calories: 200 kcal
Proteins: 5 g
Fats: 2 g
Carbohydrates: 45 g
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  • In a mixing bowl, combine gochujang, rice vinegar, honey, sesame oil, soy sauce, minced garlic, grated ginger, and toasted sesame seeds.
  • Mix all the ingredients together until well combined, ensuring the sauce has a smooth consistency.
  • Taste the sauce and adjust the ingredients according to your preference. You can add more honey for sweetness or more vinegar for tanginess.
  • Transfer the sauce to a serving dish or jar.

The gochujang dipping sauce is typically served with various Korean dishes, such as dumplings, Korean fried chicken, grilled meats, bibimbap, or as a condiment for vegetables.

Conclusion: Gochujang dipping sauce is a spicy and flavorful condiment originating from South Korea. It adds a punch of heat and depth of flavor to dishes, making it a popular accompaniment in Korean cuisine. The combination of gochujang, rice vinegar, honey, and other ingredients creates a balance of spicy, sweet, tangy, and savory flavors. It can be customized to suit individual preferences by adjusting the amounts of each ingredient. With its versatile nature, gochujang dipping sauce enhances the taste of various dishes and adds an authentic Korean touch.

Facts about the sauce:

  1. Gochujang is a fermented Korean chili paste made from red chili pepper powder, glutinous rice, fermented soybeans, and salt.
  2. The sauce has a distinct red color and a spicy, umami-rich flavor.
  3. Gochujang is a staple ingredient in Korean cuisine and is used in many traditional dishes.
  4. It is known for its health benefits, as it contains capsaicin, which is believed to have anti-inflammatory and metabolism-boosting properties.
  5. Gochujang dipping sauce can be adjusted to personal preference by adding more or less chili paste, making it suitable for both spicy food lovers and those who prefer a milder flavor.
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