Gochujang – Red Chili Pepper Paste

Alternate Spellings: Kochujang, gochu jang, kochu jang


A blend of fermented soy bean paste and red chili peppers.

One of the main components of Korean cuisine, this spicy red paste can be used as a cooking ingredient or put on the table as a separate dipping or mixing sauce

Source: Korean Food Guide in English (Ed. The Korea Foundation, Cookand, 2003) ISBN: 89-89782-10-4