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Gochujang - from thick paste to sauce?

I love the Korean sweetish spicy pepper paste and would like to transform that into a sauce. Any suggestions on technique would be appreciated!

asked by nasilemak almost 5 years ago
4 answers 6907 views
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pierino

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added almost 5 years ago

This is my own recipe for a Korean style marinade http://www.food52.com/recipes...
Also I've been testing recipes for a friend and you can use the gochujang in a quick, as opposed to a long fermented kimchi. She also sent me some korean hot pepper, gochugaru, which I refer to as Korean meth.

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HalfPint

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added almost 5 years ago

You want to make a gochujang sauce for dipping? I would just thin it with some water and/or oil.

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added almost 5 years ago

Here's a recipe for a sauce to be served with Bibimbab that I've used and enjoyed:
http://fatfreevegan.com....

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added almost 5 years ago

You can make ssamjang which uses gochujang and doenjang and other flavorings for a nice dipping sauce. Ssam means wrapped and usually means lettuce wraps.

I like the ssamjang from this recipe. http://projects.washingtonpost...

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